An Early Childhood Development Worker plans, organises and conducts activities to help pre-primary school students to develop a wide variety of skills including speech, reading, writing, motor skills and social interaction.
To become an Early Childhood Development Practitioner in South Africa, you will need:
For a Bachelor’s degree or a Diploma, you will need your NSC or NS(v) certificate. Entry requirements differ, but the following school subjects are recommended:
Early Childhood Development Practitioners in South Africa typically study between 1-4 years depending on your choice of qualification and educational institution.
Early Childhood Development Practitioners in South Africa often work at:
To find more information about Early Childhood Development Practitioners, contact the Department of Social Development.