Further Education and Training Certificate: Early Childhood Development

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This is an entry-level qualification for those who want to enter the field of Education, Training and Development, specifically within the sub-field of Early Childhood Development (ECD). Many of those who will seek this qualification are already practicing within the field, but without formal recognition.

This qualification will enable students to facilitate the all-round development of young children in a manner that is sensitive to culture and Individual needs (including special needs) and enable them to provide quality early childhood development services for children in a variety of contexts, including community-based services, ECD centers, at home and in institutions.




The ETDP SETA granted Marematlou Training Institute full accreditation for Further Education and Training Certificate Early Childhood Development, NQF 4 SAQAS ID 58761.

12 months full time according to certificate requirements.


This qualification can lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • ECD community
  • Private sector
  • ECD sites


Course Fee:   R15 000 p.a

Registration:  R1 500