Educare and Child Care Courses

Pave the way for academic success for our little ones. Our Educare and Child Care Courses will teach you the ABC’s of being a qualified child care professional.

Educare Courses

N6 Educare Course

With this N6 Educare Course you will help to shape the minds, attitudes, thoughts and behaviours of the future leaders of our world.

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N5 Educare Course

This N5 Educare Course will help you to understand the thoughts and emotions of young children and how to communicate with them and their parents.

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N4 Educare Course

If you have a passion for the development of children and helping them grow then this N4 Educare Course best course for you.

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Child Day Care Courses

Child Day Care: Comprehensive Certificate

With our Child Day Care Comprehensive Certificate you will learn how different elements have an impact on a child’s growth and development. Make an impact on their lives.

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Child Day Care: Certificate Course

With our Child Day Care: Certificate Course you will play an important part in little children’s growth and development, and learn how to take care of them.

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Child Day Care: Short Course Certificate

The Child Day Care Short Course sets the foundation for you and your career. Learn about diversity in early childhood, growth and development, and more.

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Child Psychology Courses

Child Psychology Comprehensive Course

The Child Psychology Comprehensive Certificate Course is the highest level in this programme. Learn everything you need to know about the minds and emotions of these young ones.

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Child Psychology Certificate Course

Getting a certification in this specific field will help gaining the trust and respect of potential employers as well as prospective parents. Sign Up Today!

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Child Psychology Short Course

The Child Psychology: Short Course Certificate is the first level of Child Psychology. Here you get a short introduction to this field that involves the world of children.

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Crèche Management Courses

Crèche Management: Comprehensive Certificate Course

A Crèche Management: Comprehensive Course is the perfect step if you are interested in entering a management role. Upgrade your skills in no time.

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Crèche Management: Certificate Course

Our Crèche Management: Certificate Course will teach you the skills to work with children, communicate with them and different learning tools.

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Crèche Management: Short Course Certificate

Creche management is one of the many wonderful careers in Child Care. In this short course you will learn the basic skills and background knowledge you will need to succeed.

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First Aid Courses

First Aid

Do you want to make sure that if there are any medical emergencies, you can take control and know what to do? Then a First Aid course is for you.

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First Aid Short Course

A course in First Aid is a very beneficial one to do. It is useful across all industries and could even help you save someone’s life if it comes down to it.

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Educare and child care is all about looking after and teaching children in the early stages of their life. It serves as the first step in their education. If starting a career in child care is your dream, you’ll be glad to know that we provide a variety of child care courses just for you. Allow our Educare and Child Care Courses to lay the foundation of education for our future leaders.

Benefits of Studying Educare and Child Care Courses

There are many perks of studying child care and educare. Not only is it a fulfilling job, you also get to see children grow and develop. Some of these benefits include:

Many job Opportunities

Studying child care and educare will open the way for many career opportunities. From working as a nanny or in a creche. This industry is filled with many jobs and an opportunity for further study. The skills learnt will allow you to be able to complete your duties to the best of your ability.

Learn from the Little Ones you Teach

Think you’ll be the only one teaching? Not at all. You can gain a lot of knowledge through children’s wit and perspective. Working with children will teach you patience as well. So gain valuable skills with us and improve your knowledge by learning from the kids you teach.

Keep fit and Healthy

There’s no need to spend time at the gym. Running around and playing games will keep you fit and agile. And teaching them how to eat their veggies will help you stick to healthy eating too. 

New day, new Experiences 

When working with children, no day is the same. Their curiosity for the world will grow more as they learn and develop. And you will be there to experience all this with them.

Four books stacked next to an apple and coloring pencils. Enable yourself with the skills and knowledge you need with our Educare and Child Care Courses.

What Soft Skills Will you Learn?

Child care is not all about finger painting and glittery slime. They will teach you workplace skills that will help you in working with children. Yet the great thing about these skills is that you can use them across industries. Employers seek staff with a variety of soft skills and our courses will teach you just that. 

Management Skills – Managing a daycare isn’t easy. But our courses will teach you everything you need to know. Learn how to manage staff and activities to shape the minds of the little ones.

Organisational Skills – Keep track of learner portfolios and paperwork the right way. Having good organisational skills will ensure an effective and productive workspace for everyone.

Creative Skills – The activities you plan shouldn’t just be fun. Children should be able to learn from them too. Learn how to enhance your creativity by teaching them new things in a fun way.

Excellent Communication – When teaching little ones, you need to be able to communicate in a clear and easy manner. It allows for better understanding when teaching them their ABC’s.  

Time Management Skills – With so many activities planned, it’s easy to lose track of time. Learn time management skills that will help you stay structured and organised. 

Types of Educare and Child Care Courses

Keen on starting a career in educare and child care development? It might not be easy to get into this field, but we can help you get started. Our entry requirements are less strict than most higher learning institutions. Learn more on this below. 

Nated Educare Courses

What better way to learn skills than through an accredited course? Our Nated Educare Courses is accredited by QCTO. This means our courses have reached the standards set by the NQF. To enrol, you will need your matric or N4 equivalent, and the ability to read and write in English.

Study Educare and Child Care Courses Without Matric

Not having a matric certificate shouldn’t stand in your way of achieving your qualification. We offer Child Care Courses that you can study without matric. They are provider programmes, aimed at teaching you the skills needed to be successful in this field. These include:

All you need is the ability to read, write and understand English, as all your coursework will be given in this language.

Is This the Right Course for me?

Wondering if you should study a course in child care and educare? Well there are a few things to keep in mind before setting your foot into the sandbox. Below are some aspects to keep in mind when deciding to enrol into our courses. You need to:

  • Love working with children.
  • Have patience when working with little ones.
  • Be passionate about child development.
  • Live an active and healthy lifestyle to match the energy of the kids.
  • Be friendly and kind-hearted.
Child reading books while dressed up. Teach children their ABC's with our Educare and Child Care Courses.

Importance of Child Care and Educare

Many think secondary and tertiary education is the most important. Yet the foundation phase is also crucial to a child’s education. It paves the way for their education and teaches them skills they can carry out throughout their life. Below are some reasons why child care is important.

  • Children learn social skills from a young age.
  • Teaches literacy and reading skills.
  • Enhances their cognitive abilities.
  • Helps them ease into primary school.
  • Enhances language development.
  • Teaches children structure and discipline.

Careers in Educare and Child Care

Want to shape the minds of our future generations? There are a range of jobs that will allow you to do just that. All you need to do is find a job that suits your needs. Below you will find some of the most sought-after careers in educare and child care. 

Au Pair – Here’s your opportunity to travel to a different country. This job allows you to live with the family of the kids you are looking after. You will be required to help kids with their school work, supervise them and take care of household chores.

Nanny – Nannies are child care professionals who take care of kids in a household. They look after kids on a daily basis. They have many duties, such as feeding the kids and ensuring their homework is done. Some nannies live with the families of the kids and go on holiday with them. 

Creche Teacher – This job gives you the opportunity to teach tiny tots within a formal setting. Creche teachers teach toddlers and preschoolers literacy skills. This will help them when they move on to primary school. 

Our Courses are the Building Blocks to Your Academic Success

Learn all the skills you need to teach our future leaders. Pave the way for their education the right way by studying with us today. Contact us and one of our course advisors will help you through this quick and easy process. You can

  • Call us on 0800 39 00 27
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Last updated: August 11, 2020

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