What will you learn in this Child Day Care: Skills 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.

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

Child Day Care: Proficiency Course

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 Skills Course. Your study material for this course includes various textbooks, study guides and assessment guides.

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.