This unit (CHCECE012) describes the skills and knowledge required to support and encourage children's connection with their environment.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:

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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - supported practices that encourage children to connect to their environment on at least three occasions; - providing children with a wide range of natural and recycled materials; - identified and supported workplace procedures to enhance environmental sustainability; - identifying changes to cleaning and maintenance equipment and associated resources; - identifying changes to practices and systems, and; - supported children and other adults to become environmentally responsible and show respect for the environment by: facilitating sustainable practices discussions; modelling sustainable behaviours.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - the National Quality Framework; - the National Quality Standards; - the relevant approved learning framework; - how to navigate through framework and standards documents to find areas relevant to this unit of competency; - context and application of sustainable development and sustainability within an education and care service children's services environment, and; - organisational standards, policies and procedures.

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