Further Education and Training Certificate: Early Childhood Development NQF 4

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT LEARNERSHIPS

Further Education and Training Certificate: Early Childhood Development

  • Qualification Title: Further Education and Training Certificate: Early Childhood Development
  • SAQA Qualification ID: 58761
  • Minimum Credits: 140
  • NQF Level: 4
This Qualification will enable recipients of this Qualification to facilitate the all-round development of young children in a manner that is sensitive to culture and individual needs (including special needs), and enable them to provide quality early childhood development services for children in a variety of contexts, including community-based services, ECD centres, at home and in institutions. In particular, recipients of this qualification will be able to:
  • Plan and prepare for Early Childhood Development
  • Facilitate and monitor the development of babies, toddlers and young children
  • Provide care and support to babies, toddlers and young children
This qualification is run over 12 months.
  • Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 3 or equivalent
  • Second language at NQF level 2 or equivalent
The qualifying learner will achieve this qualification by complying with the following rules of combination for the accumulation of credits totalling 140:
  • Core unit standards totalling 64 credits are compulsory
  • Fundamental unit standards totalling 56 credits are compulsory (with communication in two different South African languages)
  • Elective unit standards totalling a minimum of 20 credits
  • Communicate in a variety of ways within Early Childhood Development and societal settings
  • Use mathematics literacy in real life and education, training and development situations
  • Plan and prepare for Early Childhood Development
  • Facilitate and monitor the development of babies, toddlers and young children
  • Provide care and support for babies, toddlers and young children
  • Cluster 1 - Learner Orientation and Communication in Occupational Learning ( 10 credits)
  • Cluster 2 - Plan and Prepare for Early Childhood Development ( 41 credits)
  • Cluster 3 - Facilitate and monitor the development of babies, toddlers and young children ( 37 credits)
  • Cluster 4 - Care and support for babies, toddlers and young children ( 22 credits)
  • Cluster 5 - Towards Grade R ( 55 credits)
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