Do you have a passion for kids? Would you like to educate our future leaders? If yes, our Educare Courses are just what you need to get started. With these courses you will be able to mould the minds of the future.
We Offer the Following Accredited Educare Courses:
National Qualification Courses
What is Educare?
Educare is a special part of education that will teach you all you need to know about teaching children before they start school. The tools you will learn will enable you to have a huge impact on a child’s development during their early years. These tools include:
- Language skills
- First aid and
- What to do in an emergency.
There are many companies and places in South Africa where you can do Educare courses, classes, certificates, diplomas, or degrees. Another option is specialising in Special Education which will equip you with the tools to teach children who have special needs due to mental or physical disabilities.
What Qualities are Needed to Study Educare?
In the field of education and childhood development there are certain qualities and characteristics needed to do your job effectively. This list below will give you an idea of some of the qualities you will need.
- Effective communication
- Passionate about children
- Work well under pressure
- Identify problems such as learning disabilities or social anxiety
How do I Become a Preschool Teacher?
Some people are naturally good with children. Even so, you will need to study if you want to become a preschool teacher. Every parent wants to know that their child is getting the best possible care when someone else is looking after them. We’ve all heard tales of daycare staff not having the right qualifications and then bad things happen. To avoid this, an Educare qualification is the way to go.
I Can’t Afford the Time or Money to Study at a University. Can I Still Study?
Luckily there are many companies that offer distance learning courses in Educare. One of these companies is Skills Academy. Studying through distance learning means that you are in charge of your own studies. That means you study where, when and how you want. It can be difficult to study while you work but with distance learning, it is much easier. It is also much cheaper than studying at a university.
How Much can I Earn?
Due to the fact that there are so many different Educare jobs, the salaries are also different.
PayScale states that the average yearly salary for a preschool teacher is about R85 000.
Below are a few of jobs within education and their estimated annual income.
Primary School Teacher : R49 000 – R299 000
High School Teacher: R122 000 – R338 000
Educator: R115 000 – R323 000
Office Administrator: R59 000 – R238 000
Lecturer / Speaker: R119 000 – R559 000
Personal Assistant: R60 000 – R360 000
Sales Consultant: R37 000 – R287 000
Teacher Assistant: R21 000 – R119 000
Administrative Assistant: R42 000 – R243 000
Administrative / Office Manager: R72 000 – R375 000
Note these numbers are correct at the time of writing.
What Makes Skills Academy Different From Other Institutions?
Skills Academy is a distance learning institution that offers a wide range of courses that are structured to give you the knowledge and skills that you need to start your career. Below are just a few reasons and benefits of studying with us.
Courses That Make us Different:
- Accredited Nated courses for those who wish to further their education after matric.
- Non accredited course for those who don’t have their matric but would like to gain skills.
- Matric Upgrade course if you’d like to better your matric marks.
- Adult Matric for those who could not complete their matric
Benefits of Studying With us
- You study from the comfort of your home
- All study materials are sent to you via courier service
- You stop paying when you stop studying
- Online tutoring
- Online study groups
How Long will it Take to do an Educare Course?
Each of our accredited courses have a recommended time frame of 12 months. However you can complete the courses as fast or as slow as you like. If you complete a course earlier than the recommended time, you only pay for the time you studied.
Would you Like to Study Educare?
Here’s how you can start studying with us today.
- Fill in a registration form and we will get back to you shortly.
- Call us for free: 0800 39 00 27
- Chat to us on Whatsapp: 082 318 8892
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Last Updated: December 6, 2020