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Additional information

body or mind

Body

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 Worker

Childcare workers provide care and supervision for children in programmes such as long day care and occasional care in child-care centres, hospitals and educational centres.

How to become qualified in this field (learning path):

No formal qualification and Workplace Experience 

Learnership:

  1. FETC in Early Childhood Development (NQF Level 4) 
  2. Higher Certificate in ECD (NQF Level 5) 
  3. Diploma in ECD (NQF Level 5) 

Level of Schooling & School Subjects:

NSC/NC(V) 

Duration of study

12-18 Months

Employment

Early childhood learning centres

Further Information

South African Council for Educators

https://www.sace.org.za/

 

Educational Institutions offering this qualification:

LEARNERSHIPS

http://www.etdpseta.org.za/education/learnerships

INSTITUTIONS FOR HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN ECD (NQF Level 5)

A comprehensive list of 363 institutions offering this qualification is available at the bottom of this SAQA document:
https://allqs.saqa.org.za/showQualification.php?id=58761

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