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.
Child care workers in South Africa have no formal qualification and workplace experience required. You can, however, become a child care worker by pursuing a learnership. To pursue a learnership to become a child care worker, you will need:
Childcare workers in South Africa typically study for 12-18 months.
Childcare workers in South Africa often work at early childhood learning centres.
A comprehensive list of 363 institutions offering this qualification is available at the bottom of this SAQA document: