Diploma in Childcare
Free English Course - All prospective English Medium Teacher Trainees will get a British accredited Certificate
This course is designed to introduce students to careers in the field of General Child Care. It provides basic competencies related to Child Development, Care of Children, Recognizing and Responding to the needs of Children, Health and Nutrition requirements, Child Rights and Professional Ethics of Child Care, Care of Children with disabilities, fostering stimulating and inclusive environments and establish positive relationships with parents and service providers.
Five certificate in one course:
Accredited British Qualification
Accredited local certificate - Internationally recognized
Lanka TEFL certificate
English proficiency certificate
First Aid certificate
Applicants should be over 18 years of age
And should have passed at least in six subjects including Mathematics
And First Language at the General Certificate (Advanced Level) Examination.
A good knowledge in the language medium selected will be an advantage.
Documents required for Registration:
When you come for Registration you need to bring:
1. National identity card and a photocopy
2. Original Birth Certificate and a photocopy
3. Any other educational credentials
4. Recommendation and Experinece letters.
5. Three passport size photographs (35 mm x 45 mm)
6. TEFL application form
M-01 - Introduction to Child Development
M-02 - Providing Care for Babies and Toddlers
M-03 - Recognizing and Responding Children’s Needs
M-04 - Diversity of Adolescent Development
M-05 - Caring of Children with Disabilities
M-06 - Effective Communication with Children
M-07 - Fostering Stimulating and Inclusive environment for Children
M-08 - Health, Nutrition requirements and Child Protection
M-09 - Child Rights and Professional Ethics of Childcare
M-10 - Physical environment of Child Care facility
M-11 - Establishing Positive Relationships with Parents and Service Providers
M-12 - Self-Care, Self-Awareness and Professional Development
M-13 - Introduction to Career Skills
Medium of Instruction : Sinhala / English and Tamil
The Duration : Six Months
Possible career paths, following further study, for those obtaining this qualification are
Day care center Assistant
Pre School Assistant
Early Childhood Teacher
Infant care Teacher Or as an entrepreneur in the field
Mode of Delivery : Physical Classroom / Online & Blended Learning
Apart from Theoretical Courses there is a Practical training in Child Care Education which includes guided Child Care practice, preparation of teaching aids and observation at the Child Care centres located in :
Regional Centres as well as at many other selected Child Care centres throughout the country. These Practical sessions are compulsory.
Assessment includes Continuous Assessment and Final Evaluation.
A. Continuous Assessment-is conducted through a specified number of compulsory assignments. Students are required to submit these assignments, which will be graded and returned together with the tutor's comments.
B. Final Evaluation-each course (other than the project) will be evaluated on the basis of a written examination of three hours duration.The written examination consists of eight question papers.
C. Three practical components are assessed separately.
D. Log Book.
Who should Enrol :
Aspiring teachers : who want to begin their careers as a Child Care Taker.
Teachers : who are looking for an up-gradation as well as a review of the teaching methods and tactics
Young mothers : who want to be an effective Care Taker at home for their children
Homemakers : who are looking to take up a job that will help in maintaining the work-home balance
Career changers : who want a shift in their career
Entrepreneurs : who are interested in opening Child Care centers.
Student : after O/L and A/L
Teachers : Planning to migrate
Anyone else: who would like to become a Caretaker
Students who have registered to English Medium should write the Assignments & Final Examination in English Medium. If not, your answer script will not be marked and you may have to repeat the Assignment as well at the Final Examination of the relevant course.
Programme will be started at above centers only if there are more than 20 students reported for the particular centre.
Free : English Language course for course for participants without any fee and will get an Internationally accredited British certification.
Available in the training period.
Job Opportunities :
Will be guided and instruct on the process.
(Conditions applied )