Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Educare in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Educare(Educare)
  • Major Subject: Educare
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Educare

  •  Westcol College, Randfontein  
    Duration : 1 Semester per certificate

    Intakes : January and July

    Mode OF Study : Full-Time and Part-Time(2 subjects ONLY)

    Entry Requirements:
    • An Educational and Development NC(V) L4 Certificate;
    • Equivalent NQF Level 4 occupational;
    • A National Introductory Certificate: N4 Business Studies;
    • APS score of 24, using double the English, and the four (4) next best subjects of NSC.
    • A student should produce police clearance certificate upon submission of registration.
    • Criminal/Background checks must be conducted to ensure compliance with the requirements of the South African Council of Educators (SACE).


    Course Content:
    Level N4
    Compulsory Subjects
    1.Day Care Personnel
    Development N4
    2.Educare Didactics: Theory and
    Practical N4
    3.Education N4
    4.Child Health N4


    Level N5
    Compulsory Subjects
    1.Entrepreneurship & Business Management N4
    2.Day Care Communication N5
    3.Educare Didactics: Theory and
    Practical N5
    4.Educational Psychology N5


    Level N6
    Compulsory Subjects
    1.Day Care Management N6
    2.Day Care Communication N6
    3.Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical N6
    4.Educational Psychology N6
  •  Oxbridge Academy, Stellenbosch  
    1. N4
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Matric or Introductory Certificate

    Modules Overview:
    -Educare Didactics N4
    -Child Health N4
    -Education N4
    -Day Care Personnel Development N4

    Tuition fees: R 13,900

    2. N5
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -N4 Educare

    Modules Overview:
    -Educare Didactics N5
    -Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
    -Educational Psychology N5
    -Day Care Communication N5

    Tuition fees: R 13,900

    3. N6
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -N5 Educare

    Modules Overview:
    -Educare Didactics N6
    -Day Care Management N6
    -Educational Psychology N6
    -Day Care Communication N6

    Tuition fees: R 13,900
  •  False Bay TVET College, Cape Town  
    Duration: 3 years

    Minimum entry requirement:
    -Senior Certificate
    -Grade 12 or NQF level 4 in ECD-at least 40% per instructional offering-English must be one of these subjects
    -NCV level 4 with a minimum of 40% for Maths or maths literacy; Minimum 50% for English and LO and all subjects passed

    Course Content:
    1. N4
    -Day Care Personnel N4
    -Educare Didactics (Theory and Practical) N4
    -Education N4
    -Child Health N4
    2. N5
    -Day Care Communication N5
    -Educare Didactics (Theory and Practical) N5
    -Educational Psychology N5
    -Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
    3. N6
    -Day Care Communication N6
    -Educare Didactics (Theory and Practical) N6
    -Educational Psychology N6
    -Day Care Management N6
  •  Damelin Correspondence College, Johannesburg  
    1. N4-N6
    Duration: 8-12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    A Senior Certificate or an appropriate National Certificate (N3) Educare, or a National Senior Certificate: Educare, or an equivalent qualification.

    Modules Overview:
    -Day Care Personnel Development N4
    -Educare Didactics: Theory & Practical N4
    -Education N4
    -Child Health N4

    2. FET Certificate
    Duration: 24 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Communication and Maths Literacy at NQF Level 3 , Grade 11 (Std. 9) and a second South African language at NQF Level 2, Grade 10 (Std. 8).
  •  Sandton Technical College, Pretoria  
    Course entry requirements
    -Grade 12 Certificate
    -National Senior Certificate Equivalent.

    Intake: January and June


    Program duration
    -18 Months Theory
    -18 Months Experiential Training

    Course content
    -Day Care Personnel
    -Development
    -Education
    -Child Health
    -Day Care Communication
    -Education Psychology
    -Educare Didactics:Theory and Practical
    -Day Care Management
    -Day Care Communication
    -Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  •  NCM Computer and Business Academy, East London  
    Mode of delivery: Part time and Full time

    Course content
    (i) N4
    -Education
    -Educare Didactics Theory and Practical
    -Child Health
    -Day-Care Administration and Personnel Development

    (ii) N5
    -Day-Care Communication
    -Educational Psychology
    -Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship
    -Educare Didactics Theory and Practical

    (iii) N6
    -Day-Care Communication
    -Day-Care Management
    -Educational Psychology
    -Educare Didactics Theory and Practical
  •  Buffalo City Public TVET College, East London  
    Subjects:
    1. N4
    -Child Health N4
    -Day-Care Administration and Personnel Development N4
    -Education N4
    -Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N4
    2. N5
    -Day-Care Communication N5
    -Educational Psychology N5
    -Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship N5
    -Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N5
    3. N6
    -Day-Care Communication N6
    -Day-Care Management N6
    -Educational Psychology N6
    -Educare Didactics Theory and Practical N6
  •  Matric College, Pretoria  
    (a) N4 Educare

    Course entry requirements
    -NQF Level 3 Qualification (Matric or Equivalent)

    Course duration: 12 months

    (b) N5 Educare

    Admission criteria
    -NQF Level 4 Qualification (Matric or Equivalent)

    Course duration: 12 months
  •  Skills Academy, Pretoria  
    Course content

    (i) Education N4

    (ii) Day Care Personnel Development N4

    (iii) Educare Didactics N4

    (iv) Child Health N4



    Course requirements


    Grade 12 Certificate



    Program duration: 12 months
  •  Ekurhuleni Computer College, Brakpan  
    Course entry requirements
    -National Senior Certificate for N4(Grade 12),N4 for N5 and N5 for N6

    Course duration: Semester of 6 months per N-level
  •  Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies, Johannesburg  
    N4-N6
    Duration: 18 months
  •  Gauteng Central College, Pretoria  
    Duration: 18 months
  •  Zurel Bros SA (Pty) Ltd, Polokwane  
  •  Tlharihani Training Centre, Giyani,  
  •  Sharpville Technical College, Vereeniging  




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