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Early Childhood Development

Details for Early Childhood Development courses at the ECD Campus

Early Childhood Development Practitioners Training:

In today’s demanding world, educating and raising a child is a real challenge!! Enrol at the ECD Campus for Early Childhood Development Practitioner Training and ensure that you are well equipped for parenting and the job market. Upgrade your current ECD qualification.

The ECD Campus is one of the first training centres to offer Early Childhood Development Practitioners training courses registered with SAQA. Learners obtaining our qualifications will be equipped with the best relevant skills to teach children from birth to grade R (reception year).

Full time courses, In-Service training programmes for un- or under qualified pre-primary schoolteachers Learners will acquire recognised SAQA qualifications up to Diploma level.

ECD is located at the corner of 56 Kgosi Mampuru and Johannes Ramokhoase streets.
Many opportunities for employment at ECD centres and Pre-schools exist. Enquiries: ECD Campus:
012 323 5767

Entry requirements

Gr. 10/12, Gr 12 or Educare

Why choose the ECD Campus of Tshwane South College?

Courses are accredited Nationally, by SAQA and ETDP SETA.

  • Outcomes-based approach with focus on skills training.
  • Courses comply with the principles of the new school curriculum.
  • Competent, dedicated and professionally qualified trainers and assessors.
  • Learn in a friendly, supportive environment.
  • Develop basic computer skills.
  • Enhance communication, job and life skills.
  • Affordable fees / easy payments.
  • A choice between full-time, in service training.

The following courses provide specialised training and personality development of practitioners for the efficient caring and education of the young child (0-6 years), based on the new curriculum.


• Enrolment in November for the following year.

Level 4
FET Certificate – Early Childhood Development
Credits Minimum 120
Duration Minimum 12 months (1 year)
Entry Requirements Grade 10
Level 5 National Diploma
Credits Minimum 240
Duration Minimum 24 months (2 years)
Entry Requirements Grade 12

Attend contact classes 3 days (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays) a week. Do practical training on Tuesdays and Thursdays at approved pre-school centres and Grade R classes at Primary Schools. Work in groups, sharing knowledge and skills. Use our IT Centre to do research on ECD related topics. Learn to apply Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) in the pre-school and Gr. R. Trainers will visit you frequently at your workplace for assessment.

ECD – Enrichment Courses and Skills Training (Single unit standards)

The following enrichment courses/workshops and Skills Training and many more, are provided on request. (Enrol throughout the year).

  • Lesson planning using Outcomes Based Education (OBE) and the curriculum statements.
  • Baby and Toddler Care
  • Enhancing children’s developmental needs
  • Create from waste
  • Assessment in ECD

Many opportunities for employment at nursery schools exist.

For more information
Enquiries : ECD Department
Contact Person: Mrs Paula Pretorius
Tel: 012 323 5767
Fax: 012 358 6769
E-mail: paula@fontline.co.za

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Our Address:

56 Kgosi Mampuru and Johannes Ramokhoase



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