Early Childhood Development Skills Programme Level 1 & 2


Outcome:
To equip learners with the knowledge and skills to work as a crèche assistant/caregiver/aupair with children aged 0-5 years in a crèche or nursery school or home setting. This is a preparatory course for Level 4 in Early Childhood Development.

Course Content:

  • The daily programme & routines.
  • Child development.
  • Baby care.
  • Play & playthings.
  • Age appropriate stimulation.
  • Creativity & creative activities.
  • Language & storytelling.
  • Nutrition & weaning.
  • Communication & behaviour management.
  • Safety and first aid.
  • HIV & Aids.
  • Maintain records & give reports.
Unit Standard number Title Credits Level
12841 Compile a portfolio in ECD practice.

8

3

244255 Care for babies, toddlers and young children.

10

2

244258 Demonstrate basic understanding of child development.

5

2

244261 Maintain records and give reports about
babies, toddlers and young children.

3

1

244262 Interact with babies, toddlers and young children.

5

2

244263 Prepare an environment for babies, toddlers and young children.

3

1

Total credits achieved

34

Course Structure/Duration.
18 contact sessions run on Saturday afternoons from 12:30pm to 15.30pm.
Some practical work in a crèche is a compulsory part of the course.
There is an exam.

Entrance Requirements.

  • A passion for and commitment to children.
  • A positive attitude.
  • An ability to communicate in English.

Price.

Course Cash Price Deposit Monthly # Months Terms Price
ECD Skills Programme R2750.00 R1400.00 R400.00

4

R3000.00
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