Plunket is pleased to be able to provide the following non assessed units for secondary school students
The Babysitting Certificate has been tailored for years 9 and 10 while Caring for Kids has been designed for years 10 and 11.
Teaching our early childhood life skills courses in secondary schools builds confidence and competence to become skilled caregivers within their whānau and community.
For more information or to order a unit contact the Education in Schools team at Plunket Support Office Wellington:
Education in Schools Phone (04) 470 4984 / 470 4983
Download the Memorandum of Understanding
Download the Babysitting Certificate Agreement Form
Download the Caring for Kids Agreement Form
Download the Course Report Form
"I decided to do the Babysitting Certificate during my lunch hour because I wanted to learn how to be a responsible babysitter. This was the first time I had ever held a baby before, I was a little nervous, but now I feel more confident if I ever did babysit.”
- Year 11 Student, Wellington Boys College
The Plunket Babysitting Certificate aims to keep children safe by educating Year 9 and 10 students to become responsible, caring, trustworthy, respectful and competent babysitters.
Topics covered include:
Caring for Kids is designed for students at Years 10 and 11 and aims to develop positive attitudes and behaviours in how we care for children and ourselves by developing competencies that enhance relationships and promote personal, interpersonal, and societal well-being.