COURSE BACKGROUND

Educare equips you, the student, with theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work with children up to 4 years old and start your own crèche. You will learn to identify signs and symptoms of child illnesses, learn the methodology of planning and presenting lessons, how to make equipment for class, how to deal with staffing issues, how to organise budgets, etc.

Furthermore, the programme also includes continuous exposure to the industry – with students going out to schools once a week for experiential learning.

Educare provides learners with the concept of making the world a better place to be by training the future generation on their mental, emotional, and psychological well-being. When you know you have patience the love to work with people.

 

First Year

First Semester N4

First Year

Second Semester N5
Education N4
This subject forms the foundation for effective education and prepares the student to give the correct support to the children.
Child Health N4
Aspects of the physical care of children are very important and are covered in this subject, as well as pregnancy, birth and baby care.
Educare Didatics Theory and Practical N4
The student will learn to work with children at all levels of development, as well as give mental stimulation to children of all age groups. The student also learns to create and make apparatus to help him/her in the playroom and classroom.
Daycare Personnel Development N4
Students gain knowledge about routine tasks at a daycare centre, and develop to his/her full potential.
Educare Didatics Theory and Pricticals N5

The student will learn to work with children at all levels of development, as well as give mental stimulation to children of all age groups. The student also learns to create and make apparatus to help him/her in the playroom and classroom.

Business Management and Entrepreneurship N5

This subject advises students on how to start their own business through drawing up a business plan

Educational Psychology

The student is introduced to various learning theories and will become aware of school readiness and different modes of early childcare delivery.

Daycare Communication N5

The student is taught to use various forms of communication that he/she will need in the workplace. The emphasis in this subject is to show the importance of effective communication in the Daycare situation.

Second Year

First Semester N6
Educcare Didatics Theory and Practicals N6

The student will learn to work with children at all levels of development, as well as give mental stimulation to children of all age groups. The student also learns to create and make apparatus to help him/her in the playroom and classroom.

Educare Didatics

The student will learn to work with children at all levels of development, as well as give mental stimulation to children of all age groups. The student also learns to create and make apparatus to help him/her in the playroom and classroom.

Education Psychology

The student is introduced to various learning theories and will become aware of school readiness and different modes of early childcare delivery.

Daycre Management

This subject covers the managing of a daycare centre, including the financial, administrative and management aspects.

  • Teacher,
  • tutorial assistant,
  • Early Childhood Development Centre/Start your Own Business.
  • Nursing of the elderly
  • Assistant in Grade R class
  • Managing own business (crèche, playschool, etc.)
  • Child Centre manager
  • Au Pair – employed privately to take care of children
  • Taking care of babies and toddlers up to 5 years old – as a facilitator
  • Governance of centre – School governing body
  • Assist in managing finances of centre/crèche
  • Steer meetings – Agenda writing and minute taking skills

Grade 12 National Senior Certificate

Upon completion, certification will be issued from the Department of Higher Education & Training [DHET].
The National Diploma in Educare is made up of the following courses which are done over a period of 18 months.

National Certificate (N4): Education, Day-care Personnel Development, Child Health, And Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical.

National Certificate (N5/N6): Day-care Communication, Educational Psychology, Day-care Management, And Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical.

N4  60 Credits
N5  60 Credits
N6  60 Credits
Total  180 Credits
Duration  18 Months
Registration Fee  R350.00
Deposit Fee  R950.00
Monthly Fee  R850.00 (18 Months)
Course Fee  R16600.00

NB: Deposit And Registration Fees Are Non-Refundable.

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