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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 or Youth Care Residential Care Assistant

Child & youth care residential care assistants provide care and supervision for children in correctional services institutions. 

Required Qualifications

To become a Child or Youth Care Residential Care Assistant in South Africa, you will need:

  1. Certificate (National Senior Certificate / NC(V))
  2. Certificate in Early Childhood Development (NQF Level 5)

Level of Schooling & School Subjects

Duration of Study

Child or Youth Care Residential Care Assistants in South Africa typically study for 12-18 months.

Employment Opportunities

Child or Youth Care Residential Care Assistants in South Africa often work at early childhood learning centres.

Further Information

Related University Degrees

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

Related Qualifications and Skills Programs

HW SETA Accredited

FETC: Child and Youth Care Work

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