Educare 

NATIONAL DIPLOMA: N4 Educare 

Course Overview

This qualification is aimed primarily at giving learners technical, theoretical, practical and workplace knowledge and skills required in their chosen occupational/vocational area. The qualification as a single entity has value in the workplace as it equips learners with vital knowledge and skills that enable them to be productively employed at entry level positions in an occupation. The qualification can be used for updating, upskilling and/or continuing education and training in related occupations.

Global Availability

This course is specially designed for distant learning (also known as e-Learning).

At EMET we make use of modern e-Learning technology, utilising our Virtual Classroom as the main method of distant learning. It allows learners, through EMET’s Virtual Classroom design, to be equipped and trained, at leisure, Nationally. This enables learners to remain in their daily work while being equipped part-time.

Learners will be able to communicate with facilitators via email.

Career Fields/Further Studies

• Grade R Teacher   • Play School Teacher   • Nursery School Teacher   • Educare Teacher

Course Contents

N4 EDUCARE (SAQA ID 66883)

  • DayCare Personnel Development N4
  • Education N4
  • Educare Didactics N4
  • Child Health N4

Course Contents

N5 EDUCARE (SAQA ID 66971)

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Day Care Communication N5
  • Educare Didactics N5
  • Educational Psychology N5

Course Contents

N6 EDUCARE (SAQA ID 67007)

  • Day Care Management N6
  • Day Care Communication N6
  • Educare Didactics N6
  • Educational Psychology N6
  • After completing the N6 Certificate, students need to complete 18 months of practical experience in their area of study to obtain a National N-Diploma.

Programme Type

The National N Diploma: Educare is a National N Diploma of the Department of Education.

Accreditation

NQF LEVEL: 5

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 36 months.

Entrance Requirements

Learners need one of the following: • National Senior Certificate   • N3 in the relevant specialisation area.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the N4+N5+N6 National Certificates and the relevant 18 months practical workplace learning, the learner will be awarded the National N Diploma Level 6 from the Department of Education.