Occupational Certificate in Early Childhood Development Practitioner (NQF 4)QCTO Occupational Qualifications 131 Credits 1 Year Register Online
Purpose of Qualification
The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Early Childhood
Development Practitioner. An Early Childhood Development Practitioner plans and prepares
early childhood activities, facilitates and mediates learning, observes and assesses the
progress of children, and reflects on learning in an inclusive, play-based environment
to support holistic development of children (from conception – school going) in different
center-based or non-centre-based settings.
- Crèche Leader
- Nursery Nurse
- Special Educational Needs Supporter
- Pre-school Leader
- Nursery Supervisor
Department of Higher Education and Training
QCTO (SAQA ID: 97542)
National Certificate Vocational (NCV) at NQF level 3 or any other NQF level 3 qualification
- Further Education and Training Certificate in Early Childhood Development, NQF Level 4, SAQA ID: 58761.
- National Certificate in Early Childhood Development, NQF Level 5, SAQA ID: 58761.
- National Diploma in Early Childhood Development, NQF Level 5, SAQA ID: 64650.
Assessment of Programme
PC Educational Holdings will conduct internal assessments by means of assessment activities and signed-off work experience log sheets. Upon successful completion of all modules, PC Educational Holdings provides a statement of results to the candidate and QCTO, as part of the candidate’s application to complete the External Summative Assessment conducted by the QCTO
Occupational Certificate in Early Childhood Development Practitioner – Module Breakdown Year 1
Year 1 Total Credits: 131
children in an early childhood development setting
based on the curriculum framework
* In collaboration with PC Educational Holdings