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Additional information

body or mind

both

Field

Social Services

Boss or Team

Team

Communication

Good Communicator

Work With

People

Math & Science

Neither

Study Length

Shorter Study

Environment

Busy Environment

Child Care Centre Manager

A child care centre manager helps to plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the activities of a child-care centre or service. 

Required Qualifications

To become a Child Care Centre Manager in South Africa, you will need

  1. Certificate (National Senior Certification /National Certificate (V) (Depends on the specific requirements of the educational institution)
  2. Certificate (Certificate in Childhood Development)
  3. Certificate (Advanced Certificate in Education – Foundation Phase and ECD (NQF Level 6))
  4. Diploma (Diploma in Child and Youth Development )
  5. Bachelor’s Degree (Bachelor of Education in ECD – Foundation Phase (NQF Level 8))
  6. Internship

Level of Schooling & School Subjects:

  1. NSC/NC(V) 

Duration of Study

Child Care Centre Managers in South Africa typically study for 3-4 years.

Employment Opportunities

Child Care Centre Managers in South Africa often work in public or private youth care centres

Further Information:

South African Council for Educators

Related University Degrees

Universities and Educational Institutions Offering Child Care Related Programs in South Africa

 

Bachelor of Education

Related Qualifications and Skills Programs

HW SETA Accredited

FETC: Child and Youth Care Work///Management and support techniques in routine child and youth care work and substance abuse and addiction at the workplace

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