ECD Level 4 (58761)

The (NC ECD) is a one year programme consisting of seven / eight (7 / 8) modules. The programme is run as a distance self study module with contact sessions as required by the learner. Learners can commence on the programme at any stage, thus giving the learner the flexibility to commence when it suites term best. The learner has a choice of doing module 7 which is the Grade R teachers module or Module 8 which is the Crèche management module. This training programme is ideal for those who wish to get into caring for children or crèche management.

Duration: 7/8 contact sessions
Credits Earned: min 120

Entry Requirements
Communication and Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 3 or equivalent.
Second language at NQF level 2 or equivalent.

Module 1: Communication
119457 – Interpret and use information from texts
110506 – Demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding of basic components and fundamental skills of effective communication
119459 – Write/present/sign for a wide range of contexts
119471 – Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes communication in occupational learning programmes

Module 2: Communication Second Language (Afrikaans)
119462 – Engage in sustained oral/signed communication and evaluate spoken/signed texts
119469 – Read/view, analyse and respond to a variety of texts
119472 – Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication

Module 3: Numerical Skills
9015 – Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems
9016 – Represent analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts
7468 – Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues

Module 4: Basic Child Knowledge
244469 – Provide care for babies, toddlers and young children
244484 – Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the development of babies, toddlers and young children

Module 5: Environment and Care
244468 – Prepare resources and set up the environment to support the development of babies, toddlers and young children
244472 – Prepare Early Childhood Development programmes with support
244475 – Observe and report on child development
244485 – Design activities to support the development of babies, toddlers and young children
244480 – Facilitate the holistic development of babies, toddlers and young children

Module 6: Support to Families
244259 – Support children and adults living with HIV and AIDS
244462 – Work with families and communities to support Early Childhood Development

Module 7: Grade R Practices
244256 – Facilitate a Numeracy Learning Programme in the Reception Year
244257 – Facilitate a Literacy Learning Programme in the Reception Year
244260 – Facilitate a Life Skills Learning Programme in the Reception Year

Module 8: Child Care Management – (Optional)
244478 – Manage an Early Childhood Development service
114592 – Produce business plans for a new venture
114583 – Develop, implement and evaluate a marketing strategy for a new venture

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

John Sandys
Course Details

Unit Standard: 

58761

NQF Level: 

Level 4

Credits: 

120

Course Delivery Method: 

Blended Blended

Distance Distance

In House In-House

On Demand On Demand

Course Duration: 

1 year

Cost: 

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