Two years face-to-face with 18 months in-service training
National N Diploma in Educare
Why choose this field
This qualification has been developed to enable learners who are particularly interested in Educare and Child Day Care to develop competencies which will enable them either to study further or to be employed and be productive in the sector at entry level and/or second tier level. This qualification is aimed primarily at giving the learner technical, theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge and workplace knowledge and skills required in Educare and Child Day Care. The design of the qualification is such that it enables learners to progressively obtain the qualification by completing the related N4, N5 and N6 courses. The N4+N5+N6, regardless of the manner in which they are completed, must be followed by or integrated with the relevant 18 months of practical workplace learning for the learner to be awarded the National N Diploma, Level 6.
Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or relevant NATED N3 qualification.
Study guides will be provided.
Once you have completed Educare N6 at Central Technical College, you will be equipped to apply for the following positions:
- Day Care Manager
- Child Care Teacher Assistant
- Au Pair
- Early Childhood Development
On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a National Certification in Educare.
- NATIONAL CERTIFICATE AT EACH LEVEL: N4, N5, N6
- NATIONAL N DIPLOMA (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training).
All examinations are National Examinations, set and administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
Certificates and diplomas are conferred by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
All qualifications are nationally recognised by industries and universities.
The programme duration is two years full time with 18 months in-service training and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis.
Students may pursue further studies in the Faculty of Management and Humanities at a University of Technology.
Students must make provision for additional costs such as textbooks, stationery, examination rewrites and certificates.