Higher Certificate | 1 Year | NQF 5 (120 credits) | SAQA ID 86466

About

The aim of the Higher Certificate in Early Childhood Development programme is to educate students to fully understand the developmental factors of children from their baby stage up to grade RR. It will enable them to implement programs regarding identified remedial problems and to monitor progress to ensure optimal development of each child they work with in the educational environment.

Ideal for...

Individuals who:

  • have a passion for working with small children
  • are interested in starting their own day care centre
  • are considering au pair work
Admission Requirements

NSC (Gr 12) with entrance to Higher Certificate studies or National Certificate (Vocational) with the minimum requirements for entrance to Higher Certificate studies, as specified by UMALUSI

Career Opportunities
  • Pre-primary school teacher up to Gr RR
  • Day Care
  • Au Pair
  • Teacher's Assistant
Curriculum
  • Historical and Philosophical Perspective
  • Learning and Brain Development
  • Language Development; children with special learning needs
  • The Daily Program: Science and Maths in the daily programme
  • Music, Movement, Art
  • Safety, Observation and Assessment
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Early Childhood Development is offered at:

Centurion, Klerksdorp, Tygervalley, Rustenburg, Witbank