Caring for a virtual baby

Challenge reference: 3722

Notional learning hours  20
Level Entry 2
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will be able to understand the basic needs of a baby and demonstrate these by caring for a virtual baby.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to list the basic needs of a baby.

  2. Be able to demonstrate how to meet the basic needs of a baby using a virtual baby.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • State what a baby's basic needs are
    • State who can provide these basic needs to the baby
    • List the equipment needed to provide for these needs
    • Show they are able to meet four basic needs of a baby using a virtual baby over a period of a week
    • Record how they have met these needs using a diary or personal care print out
    • Demonstrate meeting two basic needs on a virtual baby to a small group of peers