This course equips you with basic skills in childcare and prepares you for further study in the field of early childhood education.
Studying this course may be a good option if you want to work towards a career as a playschool teacher, day care centre administrator, day care centre manager, or assistant Grade R teacher. Completing this course enables you to start up your own ECD centre.
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A National Senior Certificate with Diploma admission - A minimum of 30% for English coupled with a minimum of 40% for four (4) x 20 credit subjects
A NC(V) with Diploma admission – A minimum of 50% in English on either First Additional Language or Home Language level AND Mathematics or Mathematical Literacy AND Life Orientation – a minimum of 60% in the three (3) compulsory vocational subjects is required
A SC (without endorsement) or equivalent – A minimum of five (5) subjects must be passed
N4 Semester 1
  • Child health N4 EDC4
  • Didactics N4 EDC4
  • Daycare personnel N4 EDC4
  • Education N4 EDC4
  • Daycare personnel N4 EDC4
N5 Semester 1
  • Daycare Communication N5 EDC5
  • Educational Psychology N5 EDC5
  • Educare Didactics N5 EDC5
N6 Semester 1
  • Daycare Communication N6 EDC6
  • Daycare management N6 EDC6
  • Educational Psychology N6 EDC6
  • Educare Didactics N6 EDC6