What will you learn in this Child Day Care: Proficiency Course ?

Improve your knowledge and understanding of how young children develop and learn. Young children respond best when caregivers use specific techniques designed to encourage and stimulate progress to the next level of development. This course covers the basics of Child Day Care level 2, Introduction to Business English and Entrepreneurship.

Textbook costs included!

Textbooks can be extremely expensive and some institutions do not include it in the course fee. Not at College SA! Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course price, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete this course.

Course Cost and Duration

At College SA we offer you the following ways in which you can pay for your studies:


  • Total Price
    *A once-off R950.00 activation fee applies if you pay by debit order

What is included in the course fees?

  • Text books and study material
  • Courier fee 

Course Start Dates

With College SA you can start studying whenever you want, there are no specific course start dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our Educational Planners about your enrolment and study options.

Assessments Information

You will need to submit a Portfolio of Evidence or assignments which will be used to determine your competency. Once you have successfully completed the Portfolio of Evidence or assignments you will receive a certificate confirming course completion.

Accreditation Info

Status: Non-accredited course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme - certificate confirming course completion
Provided by: College SA
Minimum credits: N/A

College SA has put together a range of courses that address the need for affordable skills development. These courses, made up from a range of providers as well as some of our own proprietary material, have been developed specifically for distance learners to help them gain skills. Although these courses are non-accredited, they are extremely valuable for many students since the information is relevant, up to date and will help you improve your job performance in your chosen field. These courses are typically more affordable than accredited courses, do not require formal exams to pass and are often structured in such a way that you can level up your skills as you go along. They are perfect for self-development and demonstrate to employers/potential employers your willingness to learn and improve yourself thereby increasing your ability to find a job or get a better job.

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Entry Requirements

  • Grade 10.
  • Read and write English.
  • At least 16 years old.

What subjects make up this course:

What are subjects?

Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.

This is the study material you will receive when you enrol for the Child Day Care Proficiency Course. Your study material for this course includes three textbooks, study guides and assessment guides.

Introduction to Business English

This module covers the different elements and barriers of communication. You will get a general understanding of the communication process. As well as skills and techniques to interpret body language. Improve your speaking, listening, writing, telephone and reading skills. Understand how to work as part of a team, deal with conflict and what business ethics involve.


In this module you will learn about the differences between an entrepreneur, small business manager and an intrapreneur. It will equip you with the key success factors for entrepreneurship and explains the characteristics and important functional management skills that entrepreneurship entails. You will also be introduced to the basic business concepts, business environment and feasible small business ideas.

Child Day Care Level 2

This module teaches you about identifying and explaining growth and development in children. You will learn about how children develop learning in the early years; through playing, stimulation and technology. Find out more about common problems found in early childhood development; the importance of early identification of special needs as well as the importance of identifying children who are gifted. This module also looks at how culture, socio-economic conditions, HIV/AIDS and gender effect early childhood development and early learning.