Online Course


Course Description
Educare equips you 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 childhood 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.

Path and Outcome of Qualification
This course consists of an N4 Certificate, N5 Certificate, and N6 Certificate. After completing the N6 Certificate you need to submit proof of 18 months experience in industry/practical to qualify for the National N-Diploma.    
What sets YOU apart
Through distance learning, you will be exposed to industry experts from leading firms in South Africa who will share their know-how, wisdom, experience, industry knowledge etc. to guide your path as you embark on the journey to finding fulfilling employment. They will also give you insight into their organisations, the career of your choice as well as the skills and knowledge required for a specific job.
When you complete your online studies, apart from receiving your accredited certificate, you will also receive a profile document to share with prospective employers. This profile is an endorsement of your personality, character, natural skills, values and interests. It will enable employers to match your unique character to the culture of their organisation in the correct position where you will flourish.
We left the best for last… we will have a placement platform where your profile will be made available to employers recruiting for positions within your field of study. While you are looking for employment, employers will be looking through your profile to see if you fit the culture of their organisation and employ you based on your knowledge, skills and your unique character profile.  

Admission Requirement
Grade 12 or equivalent  

Career Path
Assistant in Grade R class
Managing own business (crèche, playschool, etc.)
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
Education N4
Child Health N4
Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N4
Daycare Personnel Development N4
Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N5
Business Management and Entrepreneurship N5
Educational Psychology
Daycare Communication N5
Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N6
Educare Didactics
Educational Psychology
Daycare Management

Examination Centres:

Tel: 032 5596 555 | Fax: 032 559 9468 Cnr R102 and D270, Groutville, 4450

Tel: 035 902 9500 | Fax: 035 789 7011 Cnr Via Richardia & Naboomnek, Arboretum, R/Bay
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