Student Name: Competency: Date: Assessor:
CHCECE005 Provide Care for Babies and Toddlers
These assessments assess the following elements:
1. Promote safe sleep
2. Provide positive nappy-changing and toileting experiences
3. Promote quality mealtime environments
4. Create a healthy and safe supporting environment
5. Develop relationships with babies and toddlers
6. Develop relationships with families
Task 1: Hygiene and Safety for Babies and Toddlers
Please ensure you consult your Learning Guide, ‘Staying Healthy in Childcare’ booklet and NQS: Standard 2 for best practice.
Part 1: In-Class Demonstrations
a. Practical demonstration on preparation of formula bottles and rice cereal according to food safety standards including safe storage, safe food handling, heating and cleaning.
b. Practical demonstration of nappy changing, using appropriate hygienic practices.
Read and answer the following questions:
1. Identify the current, approved standards for cots, bedding and equipment to ensure the safety of babies and toddlers. What would you need to look for when checking that cots, beds, and equipment meet these current approved standards to ensure
2. According to SIDS Australia, outline what is considered to be safe sleeping practices
3. How would you ensure a respectful and nurturing interaction occurs when feeding an
4. If you had 2 babies in your care, how would you ensure hygiene and individual
6. Identify 3 ways you would provide safe environment (area) and encouragement for babies learning to roll over, sit, crawl, and walk.
7. Identify one situation which may pose a high risk of injury to a baby or toddler. How
9. Identify 3 current recommendations for oral health for babies and toddlers.
10. Identify the daily dietary requirements and nutritional needs of babies and toddlers.
11. How would you introduce solids to a baby for the first time? Identify 3 types of foods could you use.
Task 2: Child Study
Find a child between the ages of 0-2 years (you may wish to use the same child as you did for another unit such as CHCECE013 Use Information about Children to Inform Practice). You are to pretend that this child will be coming into your care from next week. You will need to gather vital information to ensure the child’s needs are supported.
Design and implement a questionnaire for parents to gain information about their child.
Topics should include:
• Sleep routines
• Meal time routine • Specific food requirements
• Specific health needs
• Cultural preferences
• Specific cues and individual preferences e.g. signs of stress and pain, preferred comforters, words of meaning, tiredness, hunger etc.
• Any additional information you feel would help assist the child’s transition from home to care
Please ensure you consult your Learning Guide, EYLF, and NQS Standard 5 for best practice. Spend some time developing a relationship with this child (used above) and give one example of each of the following:
How did you ensure the child was able to safely explore their environment with their hands, mouths and bodies
How did you provide opportunities for the baby/toddler to develop self-
knowledge and awareness (positive
How did you cater for the social development of this individual baby or
Task 3: Relationship with the Child’s Family
Please ensure you consult your Learning Guide, EYLF and NQS: Standard 6 for best practice.
a. Identify 3 ways you would communicate daily with families about the child’s intake and experiences with food and drink.
b. If this child was learning to use the toilet, identify 2 ways you would support the family in assisting the child to develop these skills.
c. Provide two ways you would sensitively and positively support the child learning to use the toilet.
d. Identify 3 ways you could provide a supportive environment to assist mothers who wish to breastfeed.
Task 4 Workplace Assessment minimum 120 hours
Assessed with children 0-24 months
End of Assessment