Course description

This course will enable the apprentice to promote a healthy and safe environment for children. Through a lens of current health, safety, and nutrition legislation, regulations and recommended best practices, the Apprentice will identify strategies for maintaining safe indoor and outdoor environments, and safe playgrounds. They will describe the Practitioner’s role in monitoring children’s health and well-being, supporting healthy living and required procedures when reporting suspected abuse. Finally, the apprentice will examine the relationship between health and nutrition in order to demonstrate sensitivity to diverse health and nutritional practices.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery