What will you learn in this Child Day Care Skills Certificate course?

Learn about children's capacity to develop and learn. Equip yourself with knowledge and skill to start your own day care centre. This course covers Child Day Care Level 3, Development Milestones: Activities and Safety and Marketing Management.

Course Cost and Duration

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

Description Payment up front option Instalment payment option Pay per subject payment option
Cost R5,585.00 R940.00pm Enquire with us
Registration Fee
(Please note that the Registration Fee is non-refundable)
- R950.00 R950.00
Payment duration (all fees are paid upfront) 6 Months Enquire with us
Maximum study period 8 Months 8 Months 8 Months
Study material info Receive all your study material at once for the course you have signed up for Study material is couriered to you as you complete the subject Study material is couriered to you as you sign up for a subject

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You will need to complete the Child Day Care Proficiency Certificate course before you can continue.

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Payment up-front

Make a full once-off payment for your chosen course. With this option, you have the opportunity to *request all your study material upfront.
** Exam and international titles are updated on a yearly basis. If any of the study material changes during the course of your studies, College SA will not be held liable for providing you with the latest materials.

Monthly instalments

This is the most popular payment option and it is interest-free. Instalments are structured according to the length of the course. To start your studies, you are required to pay a R950 (non-refundable) activation fee and the first month’s instalment. Study material is couriered to you per subject, and as you complete and submit assessments, you request the next set of study material to be sent.
*You are required to settle the full course fee before receiving your certification.

Pay per subject

With this option you can enrol for one subject at a time. This allows you to see if the mode of delivery suits your needs, without any contractual obligations. To start your studies, you are required to pay a R950 (non-refundable) activation fee, as well as the cost of the first subject. We will courier the subject’s study material to you.

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 and assignments which will be used to determine your competency. Once you have successfully completed the Portfolio of Evidence and assignments you will be awarded a College SA Skills Certificate. 

Accreditation Info

Status: Non accredited course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme - Skills Certificate
Provided by: College SA

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

Child Day Care Proficiency Certificate


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.

The following subjects make up this course:

Child Day Care Skills Certificate

Child Day Care Level 3

This module covers the care and well-being of children, issues of health and hygiene, food groups, nutrients and nutrition practices and safety issues in relation to accidents, indoor and outdoor safety.

Marketing Management

Learn the core principles of marketing management that includes understanding the marketing architecture, environment and communication. Equip yourself with the skills and techniques to identify target markets, buyer behavior and branding and pricing decisions. You will also cover information for decision-making, products and services and customer interface management in this module.

Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety Module

The course covers the developmental milestones and related safety concerns for each developmental stage from birth to five years. You will be equipped with practical knowledge on age appropriate games, toys and activities as well as particular safety concerns for each developmental stage.