Early Childhood Development

Become a Early Childhood Development Practitioner

Course Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Early Childhood Development Practitioner. An Early Childhood Development Practitioner plans and prepares early childhood activities, facilitates, and mediates learning, observes, and assesses the progress of children, and reflects on learning in an inclusive, play-based environment to support holistic development of children (from conception – school going) in different centre-based or non-centre-based settings.

Course Requirements

National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF Level 3; Any other NQF Level 3 qualification.

Study Methods

  • Day Classes (Full time)
  • Evening Classes (Part time)
  • Distance Learning

  • Occupational Certificate: Early Childhood Development (SAQA ID: 97542, NQF 4, 131 Credits)
    Certificate issued by QCTO


Part Time: 18 Months | Full Time: 12 Months

Career Opportunities

  • Managing your own ECD Site
  • Nursery Supervisor
  • Educare Practitioner
  • Child-minder
  • Early Childhood Practitioner
  • Educator of Play group
  • Au Pair
  • Pre-school Leader
  • Child Health and Nutrition
  • Caretaking

Applications Open

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