Higher Certificate in Pre-School Education (NQF5)

EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT COURSE: HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN PRE-SCHOOL EDUCATION

The one-year  Higher Certificate in Pre-school Education (NQF 5, 126 Credits) is designed to equip students to effectively work with children by offering:

  • A theoretical subject package including lectures, assignments, self-study tasks and examinations
  • Hands-on practical experience with children aged birth to Gr. R (Reception Year) in various host schools
  • Insight into career and entrepreneurial opportunities in the field of Child Care
  • Exposure to After-School Care facilities and programmes

 

RATING: NQF 5 | CREDITS: 126

You can now also study the Higher Certificate in Pre-school Education via distance learning. Click here for more information.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Matric obtained from 2008

  • National Senior Certificate or NQF Level 4 National Certificate (Vocational) with an endorsement for
    entry into Higher Certificate studies or higher.
  • Minimum rating of 3 (40-49%) in 4 subjects from the designated list.
  • Minimum rating of 3 (40-49%) for English at Home Language Level or a minimum rating of 4 (50-
    59%) for English at First Additional Language level.

Matric obtained prior to 2008

  • Senior Certificate with a minimum of 50% in English.

Other access pathways

Recognition of prior learning may lead to entry or an advanced credit standing at the discretion of Embury.

Modules

  • Classroom Practice.
  • Computer Practice for Teachers OR
  • Fundamental Mathematics
  • Early Childhood Development Studies
  • English for Teachers OR
  • English Home Language OR
  • Afrikaans Home Language OR
  • isiZulu Home Language OR
  • Sepedi Home Language OR
  • Setswana Home Language AND
  • English First Additional Language OR
  • Afrikaans First Additional Language OR
  • isiZulu First Additional Language OR
  • Sepedi First Additional Language OR
  • Setswana First Additional Language
  • Grade R Teaching
  • Health Education in Early Childhood Development
  • Institutional Teaching Practice
  • Practical Management of an Early Childhood Development Centre
  • School-based Teaching Practice


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Qualification

Select Campus/ Distance Learning

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