Educare Fundamentals: Short Course - College SA

Educare Fundamentals: Short Course

Course Code: C01005

The Educare Fundamentals programme is aimed at child care workers, aspiring child care workers, and mothers who would like to learn how to take proper care of a child. It covers the different developmental stages and early learning phases in a young child’s life, proper nutrition for optimal growth and health, and what to do in case of an emergency.

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Course fee

R12 650

Monthly instalment option:

R970 per month

Payment duration:

13 months

Study duration:

15 months

Registration fee:


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Entry requirements

  • Grade 10
  • The ability to read and write in English
  • Learners must be at least 16 years of age

Accreditation information

Status: Non-accredited short course

Type & reward: College SA provider programme short course

Provided by: College SA

Minimum credits: N/A

What is included in the course fees?

  • Textbooks and study material
  • Courier fee

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 the course.

Course subjects covered

  • Educare Didactics
  • Child Health
  • Education
  • Day Care Professional Development
  • First Aid Concepts

Course starting dates

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

Assessment information

You will need to submit a Portfolio of Evidence or completed 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 completion of the course.