ECD Level 6 Diploma

Improve your teaching skills in early childhood, by enrolling for a diploma in Grade R Teaching.

Course Objectives

Early childhood education is an integral part of a child’s development enabling them to be prepared personally and socially for their future. A Diploma in Grade R Teaching is designed to develop and enhance your teaching career whereby you will demonstrate general principals, as well as focused knowledge and skills appropriate for Grade R Teaching.

The qualification requires a depth of specialist knowledge, together with practical skills and experience in a Grade R classroom teaching context.

As part of the qualification, students are expected to gain experience by applying such knowledge and skills in the context of working with Grade R learners in a school.

With a Diploma in Grade R Teaching, you will be empowered with the appropriate skills and knowledge to optimise any teaching-learning situation and positively influence the future of children. Added to this, your professional qualification will be of the required standard for academic teaching, giving you the confidence to provide the correct tutoring.

Careers You Can Pursue

Learners could pursue a career as a/an:

  • Grade R Teacher
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Grade R Teacher Assistant
  • Pre-School Teacher
  • After-care Supervisor

Length of Time

Three (3) years of study (part-time)


Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive a Diploma in Grade R Teaching.

This is a higher education programme accredited by the Council of Higher Education (CHE) and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Contact us for more information about the course fee.