What will you learn in this Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children: Proficiency Course ?

This short course not only shows you how to safeguard the environment which children are exposed to but also how to respond to emergencies through a First Aid course. The First Aid course has a practical component which covers CPR and tests your theoretical knowledge of First Aid.  This short course also shows you how to prepare economic yet nutritious meals.

Textbook costs included!

Textbooks can be extremely expensive and some institutions do not include it in the course fee. Not at College SA! Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course price, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete this course.

Course Cost and Duration

At College SA we offer you the following ways in which you can pay for your studies:


  • Total Price
    *A once-off R950.00 activation fee applies if you pay by debit order

What is included in the course fees?

• Text books and study material
• Courier fee

Course Start Dates

With College SA you can start studying whenever you want, there are no specific course start dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our Educational Planners about your enrolment and study options.

Assessments Information

You will need to submit a Portfolio of Evidence or assignments which will be used to determine your competency. Once you have successfully completed the Portfolio of Evidence or assignments you will receive a certificate confirming course completion.

Accreditation Info

Status: Non-accredited course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme - certificate confirming course completion
Provided by: College SA
Minimum credits: N/A

College SA has put together a range of courses that address the need for affordable skills development. These courses, made up from a range of providers as well as some of our own proprietary material, have been developed specifically for distance learners to help them gain skills. Although these courses are non-accredited, they are extremely valuable for many students since the information is relevant, up to date and will help you improve your job performance in your chosen field. These courses are typically more affordable than accredited courses, do not require formal exams to pass and are often structured in such a way that you can level up your skills as you go along. They are perfect for self-development and demonstrate to employers/potential employers your willingness to learn and improve yourself thereby increasing your ability to find a job or get a better job.

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Entry Requirements

  • Grade 10.
  • Read and write English.
  • At least 16 years old.

What subjects make up this course:

What are subjects?

Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.

This is the study material you will receive when you enrol for the Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children Proficiency Course. Your study material for this course includes various textbooks, study guides and assessment guides.

First Aid - Save a Child

This module teaches you the basics of first aid and CPR. You will also learn what to do if your infant or toddler is unconscious. Learn how to handle medical emergencies like choking, seizures, medical shock etc. Get the skills to treat injury emergencies which include burns, head, neck and spine injuries and broken bones and sprain injuries. You will also learn how to deal with environmental injuries, bites and stings, poisoning as well as drownings.

Health Safety and Nutrition for Young Children

Learn valuable skills in caregiving. Perfect for teachers, day mothers, nannies and even parents. The course gives practical examples of how to make a child's environment safer according to the different developmental milestones, how to plan nutritious, economical meals and gives you the necessary First Aid skills to deal with emergencies.