Higher Certificate in Early Childhood DevelopmentIn ETDP SETA
Created by Mxolisi Makwedini
|This qualification does not replace any other qualification and is not replaced by any other qualification.|
|PURPOSE AND RATIONALE OF THE QUALIFICATION|
|The Higher Certificate is designed to provide access to higher education for many experienced and skilled ECD practitioners and trainers who do not have recognised qualifications. The purpose of this qualification is to:|
1. Develop ECD ETD practitioners (e.g. home-based, centre- and school-based practitioners including Grade R, family and community ECD motivators, fieldworkers, facilitators, trainers and managers) to provide appropriate education, training and development services in the ECD sub-field.
2. Enable ECD ETD practitioners to use their knowledge of child growth and development from birth to nine years and relevant national policies to guide their professional practice in the ECD sub-field.
This qualification provides an opportunity for:
|LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING|
|In order to achieve the exit outcomes of this qualification, learners need the following knowledge and skills equivalent to NQF Level 4:|