Childhood Development Practitioner

Faculty: Social Sciences

Childhood Development Practitioner

  • Duration: 1 Year
  • SAQA ID : 97542
  • NQF Level : 4
  • Credits : 131
  • Accreditation : QCTO
  • Duration

    The programme is offered over a duration of 12 Months (one Year) The classes are offered during the week on full time/ online and part time basis on Saturday. You will be placed within our partner organisations for your practical training and work integrated learning, or you can choose an accredited facility of your own, the College has the right to approve such facility at its own discretion.

  • Description

    The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Early Childhood Development (ECD) Practitioner. An ECD Practitioner plans and prepares early childhood activities, facilitates, and mediates learning, observes, and assesses the progress of children, and reflects on learning in an inclusive, play-based environment to support holistic development of children (from conception - school going) in different centre-based or non-centre-based settings

    Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

    Plan and prepare broad-phase learning environment and stimulating activities that meet the holistic needs of all children in centre-based or non-centre-based settings. Facilitate and mediate all aspects of the daily programme in a centre-based or non- centre-based setting. Observe, assess and record each child's progress according to the age and stage. Compile a report of each child's progress Maintain and promote the well-being, health, nutrition, safety, and protection of children.

  • Admission requirements

    The minimum requirement for entry into this qualification is: National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF Level 3. Page 3 of 2 Or Any other NQF Level 3 qualification.

  • Textbooks and Log- Books

    Prescribed textbooks and logbooks are provided by the college. Students will receive printed versions of the study guides for this programmes. All prescribed books and log-books fees are included in tuition fee.

  • Assessments and Certification

    Internal assessment for Knowledge modules will be ongoing, including practical and work integrated learning experience. External Assessment: Student will write a compulsory external examination at the end of the course. On successful completion of the programme, the student will receive an Occupational Certificate in Early Childhood Development Practitioner, Level 4, from Quality Council For Trades & Occupations (QCTO).

  • Registration requirements

    a) 1x Certified ID copy of student
    b) 1x Certified ID Copy of Parent/Guardian/sponsor
    c) Latest School Results e.g. Matric Certificate, Statement of results etc.
    d) Proof of residence
    e) 2x reams copy paper (500 sheets each)

  • Course Fee

Exam Fee
Paid a month before the Exam