Accredited National Certificate

Early Childhood Development

SAQA ID

NQF 4

Qual ID: : 58761

Duration

1 Year Minimum

Credits 140

Study

Blended Learning
Online
In-Class

Assessment

Portfolio of Evidence
Final Summative
RPL / CAT

This is an entry-level Qualification for those who want to enter the field of Education, Training and Development, specifically within the sub-field of Early Childhood Development (ECD). Many of those who will seek this Qualification are already practising within the field, but without formal recognition. This Qualification will enable recipients of this Qualification to facilitate the all-round development of young children in a manner that is sensitive to culture and individual needs (including special needs), and enable them to provide quality early childhood development services for children in a variety of contexts, including community-based services, ECD centres, at home and in institutions.

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Teachers
  • Tutors
  • Creche Staff
  • Grade R Teachers
  • Aupair

Courses linked to the Qualification

Course 1

Basic Child Development

This course will allow you to develop young children effectively.

Basic Child Development

4 lessons - 190 hours 19 Credits
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Course 2

Basic Child Care

This course will allow you to safely care for children.

Basic Child Care

4 lessons - 140 hours 14 Credits
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Course 3

Facilitate Early Child Development Programmes

This course will allow you to understand and apply various Acts and Legislative requirements for the purpose of labour relations.

Facilitate Early Child Development Programmes

4 lessons -600 hours 60 Credits
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Course 4

Team Management

This course will allow you to apply team management effectively.

Team Management

3 lessons - 100 hours - 10 Credits
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Course 5

Communication Literacy

This course will allow you to effectively communicate in an educational setting.

Communication Literacy

4 lessons -400 hours 40 Credits
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Course 6

Mathematical Literacy

This course will allow you to understand and apply mathematical literacy.

Mathematical Literacy

4 lessons - 160 hours 16 Credits
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