National N Diploma: Educare

Qualification: NatNDipEdu (DHET)


Educare and Child Day Care has become a rewarding and profitable career in South Africa, considering that most households now need additional incomes. This industry is growing rapidly and the demand for child care personnel and entrepreneurs in this field will increase.

Career Fields

Once you have completed Educare N6, you will be equipped to apply for the following Career Positions:

  • Day Care Manager
  • Child Care Teacher Assistant
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Au Pair
  • Entrepreneur
Admission Requirements

Senior Certificate or National Senior Certificate or Relevant Nated Qualification.


Minimum 18 months Plus 18 months in service training.

  • Certificates and Diplomas are conferred by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
  • All qualifications are nationally recognised by industry and universities.

Upon successful completion of the programme, learners will receive a:

  • National Certificate at each level N4, N5, N6
  • National N Diploma in Educare (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training)