WSQ Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education (Certificate In Early Childhood Care and Education (CECCE))

Provided by KLC International Institute

Course introduction


The Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE) market is burgeoning, and the demand for qualified professionals grows along with it. Aside from its career potential, the opportunity to contribute to the development of a generation is strong incentive for many. The objective of this programme is to prepare students to fulfil roles as assistant teachers and caregivers in Early Childhood Care and Education, playing nurturing roles in the care and development of young children. The course will provide you with the ability to carry out relevant routines, prepare teaching aids, assist in activities and help set up the learning environment.

Course Objectives
Upon completion of the course, graduates will be able to:

  • Transfer education philosophies and child development theories into practices which provide wide-ranging, multimedia and developmentally appropriate experiences for young children;
  • Be skilful in their role of observation and application of knowledge of child development;
  • Gain knowledge on a variety of approaches and strategies which facilitate a creative and developmentally appropriate curriculum for young children;
  • Develop interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with fellow colleagues, parents and other professionals in the community; and
  • Design, implement and evaluate activities and learning environments that are appropriate to young children’s developmental needs and learning


Principles & Practices In Early Childhood Education
Module Duration
Foundations of Early Childhood Education 20

Child Development And Learning
Module Duration
Child Development  
Observation and Assessment  
Caring for Children with Differences  
Play and Learning in the Early Years  

Curriculum Studies And Pedagogy
Module Duration
Language and Literacy Development  
Numeracy Development in Children  
Discovery for the World  
Music and Movement  
Visual Arts for the Young  
Physical Education  
Self and Social Awareness  
Information and Communication Technology  
Planning the Enviroment  
Programme Planning and Routine Care  
Classroom Management  
total 270

Personal Growth And Professional Development
Module Duration
Professional Development & Personal Growth 40

Safety,Health, Nutrition And Hygiene
Module Duration
Safety, Health, Nutrition and Hygiene 30

Suprervised Teaching Practice
Module Duration
Practicum 240

  • Projects/Assignments
  • Written Examination
  • Practicum

Award of Certificate
Upon successful completion of coursework and practicum, and a minimum of 80% attendance, trainees will be awarded the Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education.

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Average Teacher-Student Ratio

Admission Requirements
• Minimum 3 GCE “O” level credits including credit in EL1; OR
• Minimum 3 GCE “O” level credits and IELTS 5.5
Note: CECCE cannot be used to enter the WSQ PDECCE course unless the applicant has 5 GCE ‘O’ level credits including EL1

*HEALTH CLEARANCE Requirement: Please refer to the following link under childcare link for health clearance requirement: (Refer to page 12 of document)  


Fees & Funding

Funding / Grants
  • Skillsfuture Credit