National Certificate: N4-N6 Educare

Course fee

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Course Introduction

This part qualification is aimed primarily at giving the learner technical, theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge and workplace knowledge and skills required in their chosen occupational/vocational area. The design of the part qualification is such that, if taken sequentially with related N part courses i.e. N4+N5+N6, it enables learners to progressively obtain the National N Diploma once the required practical work component of either 18 months or two years, as required for the specific occupational area, is completed.The part qualification as a single entity has value in the workplace as it equips learners with vital knowledge and skills that enable them to be productively employed at entry-level positions in an occupation. The part qualification can be used for updating, upskilling and/or continuing education and training in related occupations.

Course Contents

  • Day Care Personnel Development N4
  • Educare Didactics: Theory & Practical N4
  • Education N4
  • Child Health N4 


SAQA ID: 66883
NQF: 5
Credits: 60

Programme Type

The National Certificate: N4 Educare is delivered under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training. 

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete each National Certificate Level within 8 to 12 months. 

Entrance Requirements

A Senior Certificate or an appropriate National Certificate (N3) Educare, or a National Senior Certificate: Educare, or an equivalent qualification. 


Upon successful completion of your required exams for each subject, you will be awarded your National Certificate: N4 Educare from the Department of Higher Education and Training. 


The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is the examining body for these courses. At the conclusion of your studies, you will have to write an external examination set by DHET. You will only be able to register to write the external examination if you pass your formative assessment component by the registration cut-off date(s) that the College will communicate to you. The College will use the formative assessment component to generate a term mark for each of your subjects. 

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