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 a range of life - skills and values in secondary school builds confidence and helps young people become better brothers, sisters, uncles and aunties, parents and eventually grandparents.
For more information or to order a unit contact the Education in Schools team at National Office Wellington:
Education in Schools Phone (04) 470 4983
"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.