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.

Course Summary

Award type:
National N Certificate
Accredited by:
24 Months
Entrance Requirement:
Matric or Equivalent


Educare Didactics teaches you how to create an environment that will excite little ones to play and learn. This subject will also teach you which toys and equipment you need to help with their learning experience.

You will be responsible for their well-being while they are in your care, therefore you need to know how to spot common health conditions in children. This subject also teaches you the importance of nutrition and how to identify nutritional problems.

Education is key in a child’s development. Learn how to introduce song and play into their daily activities to help. These activities could help stimulate their creativity, speech, and more.

Learn how the day care system in South Africa works. This subject will teach you about facility standards, human development and how to conduct interviews.

With this subject you will learn how to work with children in all stages of their development. You will also learn how to be creative, and create appropriate playrooms or classroom entertainment.

This subject will teach you how to start and manage your own business. As part of the learning outcomes, it will give you the skills to draw up a business plan.

Here you will learn various learning theories. As well as how to spot school readiness for school and different modes of childcare delivery.

Throughout this course you are taught different forms of communication. The purpose of this subject is to show you the importance of effective communication in the daycare environment.