Do you enjoy playing with little kids and are you passionate about education? Our childcare courses will teach you the basics of child development. We have courses that will teach you about child psychology and first aid, and you can also learn about opening a daycare or créche.
Skills Academy Offers the Following Child Day Care Courses
With our Child Day Care courses, you will learn how to help children through this part of their lives. You will be able to encourage them through games and toys, and you will teach them to share and play with others.
Child Day Care Courses
With our Child Day Care courses, you will learn how to work with children and provide a safe environment for them.
Child Psychology Courses
Do you take an interest in what influences a child’s behaviour? Then one of our Child Psychology courses will suit you. You will examine how children develop their emotions, make conversation and so forth.
Crèche Management Courses
You will learn the basics about starting your own business and managing staff. Crèche Management is about making sure that children are in a safe environment.
First Aid Courses
Holding a First Aid certificate is always something good to put on your CV. You will gain life support skills and the knowledge of applying it in emergencies.
Why is Childcare Important?
Experts say that the growth of a child happens before they start school. With childcare, you will teach children to get along with others. Childcare makes you feel good about making sure children grow up to be respectful and well behaved human beings.
Why should you study childcare? Many parents work full-time jobs. They need someone to take care of their children while they are at work. Child daycares will always be in demand. Here are more reasons why you should be studying childcare.
- Holding a childcare certificate will gain trust from those who would like to employ you.
- The courses will help you to care better for children.
- You will be witnessing how these mini-humans experience things for the first time in the world.
Careers and Salaries in Childcare
There are many careers possibilities when studying Childcare. Have a look at some of the careers and their salaries per year.
|Job Title||Salary per Year|
|Nanny or Au Pair||R58,326|
|Early Childhood Educator||R69,807|
|Preschool Teacher, (but not Special Education)||R85,168|
|Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary School Salary||R108,062|
All information was correct and updated on 25 August 2018 on Payscale.
Study Your Childcare Course Through Distance Learning
In today’s fast-paced world, you have to learn to do more than one thing at the same time. Taking time off to finish your studies might be taking you away from work. It could leave you without having money or experience. At the same time, studies are equally as important. They give you the skills to be better and learn more. With distance learning, you can work and study.
We are a distance learning college with accredited and non-accredited courses. If you need help with your studies, one of our expert tutors can assist you. You can also form part of an online study group and chat with other students doing the same subjects as you.
How do you get Started?
Contact us on our toll-free number 0800 39 00 27, and one of our friendly consultants will assist you. You can also complete our form on the left-hand side of this page.