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Additional information

body or mind



Social Services

Boss or Team



Good Communicator

Work With


Math & Science


Study Length

Shorter Study


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. 

How to become qualified in this field (learning path)

  1. NSC/NC(V) Specific requirements of the educational institution 

Certificate in Childhood Development 

  1. Advanced Certificate in Education – Foundation Phase and ECD (NQF Level 6) 
  2. Diploma in Child and Youth Development 
  3. Bachelor of Education in ECD – Foundation Phase (NQF Level 8) 
  4. Workplace Experience 

Level of Schooling & School Subjects:

  1. NSC/NC(V) 

Duration of study

3-4 Years


Public or private youth care centres

Further Information:

South African Council for Educators

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