Program Overview

The Diploma in Educare is for individuals who intends to enter the teaching career at thee foundation level. It is aimed at producing successful, reflective and teaching career-oriented graduates who will be sensitive to the demands of learners, responsive changes within the education system and committed to continuing professional education development,

This course will allow you to potentially take on a supervisor or management role in the management of young learners, it prepares you to establish a safe and healthy environment, and design and evaluate programs and care routines for these young learners. The diploma prepares you to deal with the complex issues you may encounter in this career with confidence and professionalism.

Why study with us?

We provide high quality academic trainings that will enable you to get qualified in your chosen field; you will also be provided with a solid foundation to help you build your career or business. We’ll help you achieve your ambitions no matter how big they are and at the same time open your mind to possibilities you didn’t even know existed. Our standards are very high yet, we are easily accessible and affordable to everyone irrespective of their socio-economic background.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 – Matric,
  • A senior certificate or
  • National Certificate (N3) or a relevant Nated equivalent qualification
  • International students with Senior School Certificate can apply.

Program Modules

  • Education
  • Child Health
  • Educare Didactics: Theory & Practical
  • DayCare Personnel Development
  • Educational Psychology
  • Daycare Communication
  • Educare didactics: Theory & Practical
  • Entrepreneurship & Business Management
  • Educare didactics
  • Daycare Management
  • Educational Psychology
  • Daycare Communication

Internship Requirement

This programme requires that the student undertakes an internship for a minimum of 18 months in relevant industry after completing the in-class academic study. There is an opportunity for job placement assistance through our industry network after graduating depending on availability.

Qualification Obtainable 

On completion of the program, student will receive a certificate for each level completed and subsequently a Diploma in Educare. Certificates and Diplomas are awarded by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Program Accreditation Information 

QCTO accreditation No: SDP1220/16/0017
Department of Higher Education and Training accreditation No: 2019/FE07/011

Duration, Study Mode & Intake Dates

Full Time

  • Study Duration: 1½ Years – 2 Years
  • Admission dates: January and July every year

Online & Part Time  

  • Duration: 1½ Years – 2½ Years
  • Admission dates: January and July every year   

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching Assistants
  • Kindergarten and Elementary School Teachers
  • Preschool and Childcare Center Directors
  • Educare Practitioner
  • Preschool Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers

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