National Certificate in Edu Care N4-N6

Fully Registered with the QCTO, HWSETA, Service SETA which are under Department of Education

Getting things done

The programme progresses through three levels. Each N level takes place over one semester. After each semester, students are eligible for a National Certificate on that level. The National Diploma requires students to work for 18 months after completing the N4 – N6 at an Edu-care practice before they are entitled to receive a National Diploma. There are various career possibilities for students who would like to work with children from birth to five years of age.

N4

An appropriate National Senior

Certificate or Grade 12

• NCV L4       

N5

• A National Certificate: N4: Educare

or An Equivalent Qualification   

N6

• A National Certificate: N5 : Educare

or An Equivalent Qualification

  • Educare Didactics Theory and Practical
  • Child Health
  • Education
  • Daycare Personnel Development
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Daycare Communication
  • Educare Didactics Theory and Practical
  • Educational Psychology
  • Daycare Management
  • Daycare Communication
  • Educare Didactics Theory and Practical
  • Educational Psychology

Recipients of this Qualification will be able to:

  • The Whole Child Approach, Aspects of Learning and Memory, Educational Approach to Children With Special Intellectual Needs
  • Educational play and toys
  • Written planning
  • Observation of babies (birth to 18 months)
  • Nutrition
  • Care of the Young Child

N4

This qualification has been designed to allow entry into N5.

N5    

This qualification has been designed to allow entry into N6.    

N6 

Higher certificate, Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree.     

The following criteria must be met in order to write the National DHET Examinations

* DP 40%

* Attendance Ratio 80%

 

Find Employment

  • Daycare Manager
  • Child Care Assistant
  • Pre-School Teacher
  • Au Pair
  • Entrepreneur
  • Educare Practitioner
  • Play Group Practitioner
  • Day Care Supervisor
  • Admin Assistant         

Completion of National Certificates: Educare N4, N5 and N6 as above plus 18 months of practical experience in a workplace shall result in the award of a National Diploma: Educare.