QF_Baby Caregiver.pdf

Baby Caregiver (Non Clinical)

  • Job DescriptionBaby caregiver is someone who takes care of infants and toddlers between 6 months to 2 years, in the presence/absence of parents or other family members. He or she takes care of the basic needs of infants and toddlers, by taking care of their meals, play and nap time. Caregivers also provide care for the physical, emotional, developmental and social well-being of babies.
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2019/TH/DWSSC/02947
  • SectorDomestic Worker
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours300
  • Accrediting BodiesDomestic Workers Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesDomestic Workers Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    Child Care (Non Clinical)

  • International Comparability


  • Progression Pathway

    Supervisor – Day Care/ Old Age Home/
    Persons with Disabilities Care Home
    (Vertical Mobility)

  • Planned arrangements for RPL

    RPL arrangements and policies as laid out
    by MSDE

  • Qualification File QF_Baby Caregiver.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    Introduction and Orientation (Bridge Module) 10 4
    DWC/N0205: Feed babies and toddlers 70 4
    DWC/N0206: Attend to other basic needs of babies and toddlers 75 4
    DWC/N0207: Engage with babies for their holistic development 60 4
    DWC/N9901: Prepare basic food as per dietary requirements 30 4
    DWC/N9902: Display standards of hygiene and work etiquette 25 4
    DWC/N9903: Maintain a clean and secure working environment 30 4
    Total 300
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