Educare and Child Care Courses

Keen to join the education industry? Our Educare and Child Care Courses are a great starting point! With us, you’ll gain a stable foundation to build a successful career on.

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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Teachers are some of the most hardworking and caring professionals in the world. They are responsible for shaping the minds of our future leaders. A great teacher makes a huge impact on a child’s life. Join this amazing profession with our Educare and Child Care Courses.

Benefits of Studying Educare and Child Care Courses

There are many perks that come with studying our courses. You’ll learn a variety of skills that will aid in your success in the industry. We will prepare you thoroughly for your child care career. With us, you can:

Become Your Own Boss

You’ll be able to use the certificate you’ve gained from us to open up your own child care practice. You’ll learn all the steps to start and manage a successful ECD Centre.

Gain Transferable Skills

You can use the skills you’ll learn from these courses to alter your child care techniques to suit your job. You’ll be able to apply for a wide range of child-centered jobs. 

Inspire the Future Generation

Every level of teaching plays a crucial role in a child’s life. Studying our Educare and Child Care Courses will allow you to become a part of this inspirational and important industry.

Exercise Your Creativity

If you’re not keen on working a corporate job these courses are just what you need. Pursuing a child care qualification will allow you to get creative and use your imagination. 

Skills You’ll Gain 

The skills you’ll gain from our Educare and Child Care Courses are the building blocks for a successful career. As a child care worker, you need to be prepared for anything. That’s why our courses aim to equip you with the tricks of the trade. Listed below are a few skills that you’ll learn from us:

Teaching Skills

Not all kids learn and act the same way. That’s why the first thing you’ll learn is how to cater your teaching methods to suit the needs of your students. 

Management Techniques

Running a child care business is no walk in the park. With us, you’ll gain knowledge on how to manage a creche. This includes administrative work, as well as staff and student management.

First Aid

When working with children there are bound to be some cuts and bruises. Don’t worry though, you’ll learn key first aid concepts. This way, you’ll be prepared for all accidents. 

Child and Educational Psychology

You’ll gain valuable knowledge on learning theories and developmental stages. Once you have this insight, it will be easy to meet a child’s needs and deal with behavioural issues. 

Health and Nutrition

A happy child is a healthy child. You’ll learn all about child nutrition. It will also teach you how to identify and treat common sicknesses like the flu, fever, and ear infections. 

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.

Nated Courses 

Gain top skills from our Nated Educare Courses. You’ll learn how to use your creativity to teach children of all ages. These courses will allow you to gain practical experience in the industry before you enter it. Our nated courses are: 

Entry Requirements

To start studying our Nated Educare courses you need to have a matric certificate or equivalent. You also need to be able to read, write and understand English. 

Courses to Study Without Matric

Don’t have matric but still want to study child care? No problem! We offer four skills-based courses. These courses will make your CV more attractive to employers. You’ll be able apply for many child care positions. Our Child Care Courses are:

Entry Requirements

These courses are open access, so there are no entry requirements. All you need is a good understanding of English, and the ability to read and write in the language. 

Child reading books while dressed up. Teach children their ABC's with our Educare and Child Care Courses.

Is This the Right Course for me?

Working with children is definitely not for everyone. It is important to think deeply about whether or not this is the profession for you. Listed below are a few traits that a good ECD practitioner should have:

  • Patience 
  • Creativity
  • Empathy
  • A love for children 
  • Adaptability

Career Opportunities

The great thing about pursuing a career in child care is that there are plenty of employment opportunities, both locally and internationally. You can use your skills to do a range of child-related jobs. A few career choices are: 

  • Au Pair- This is your chance to travel and work abroad. You can use your certificate to work as an au pair in different countries. 
  • Daycare Owner- Always dreamt of being self-employed? Use your certificate to open your own daycare.   

How do I Become a Childcare Worker?

Studying a course with us is a great way to get started in the ECD (Early Childhood Development) profession. Your training will allow you to find employment in the field. You can use your certificate to work at daycare centres, as a nanny, and more.

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There is a world of opportunity in the child care industry. Become a part of the influential profession with our Educare and Child Care Courses. Ready to enrol? All you have to do is:

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