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PDC78319 - The First 1000 Days - Stronger Foundations

Course Details

Course Summary

The earliest stage of human development from conception to the end of a child’s second year is known as the first 1000 days. This micro-credential will provide you with an understanding of why the early years of a child’s life are critical in impacting on a range of outcomes throughout the life course. The social determinants of health will be outlined and the early interventions which can be adopted from an individual, community and government perspective to affect change will be discussed.

This micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.


Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this micro-credential.


Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee No data available.
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply

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Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.

Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Education and Humanities
  • Health
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • Child Care
  • Community Services
  • Education Support
  • General Education and Training
  • Health
  • Hygiene
  • Justice and Law Enforcement
  • Personal Services
  • Public Sector
  • Safety
  • Youth Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

3 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the developmental phases and influences across the first 1000 days
  2. Discuss ‘childhood’ from a temporal and social perspective
  3. Identify challenges and improvements that could impact on the first 1000 days.

Assessment:

Online Quiz

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