Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety
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College: College SA
Course: College SA Short Course Certificate in Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety
School: Child Care Studies
Programme Type: College SA Short Course Certificate programme
Partner Institute: Not applicable
Award Type: Certificate
Award Issued by: College SA
Accredited by: Not applicable
SAQA ID: Not applicable
NQF Level: Not applicable
Course Duration: 3 - 6 months
Entrance Criteria:
  • Grade 10 AND

  • Learners must be at least 16 years of age AND

  • The ability to read and write in English

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What is Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety?

 

The course covers the developmental milestones and related safety concerns for each developmental stage from birth to five years. The course gives practical advice on age appropriate games, toys and activities as well as particular safety concerns for each developmental stage.

  

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Why should I study the College SA Certificate in Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety

 

The course is ideal for anyone who works with children or has children of their own. The course has been designed as a practical guide to when infants and toddlers are expected to reach developmental milestones and how the child’s parent or caregivers can help them to achieve them. It also highlights particular safety concerns at the different stages of development. It is ideal for anyone who is works with children, parents, au pairs or caregivers.

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What is difference between Early Childhood Development (ECD) qualifications and the College SA Child Care Studies courses?

 

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Course Structure

 

In order to complete the College SA Short Course Certificate in Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety, students will have to complete all the following subjects:

 

Development: Birth to 6 months
Development: 6 months to one year
The second year: toddler
The third year: toddler
The pre-schooler: 3-5 years

 

Click here >> for the detailed course structure. 

 

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Is the College SA Short Course Certificate in Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety the right course for you?

 

Do this quick and easy questionnaire to find out if the College SA Short Course Certificate in Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety is the right qualification for you. Answer either YES or NO.

 

  • Do you have children of your own?

  • Do you work with children or do you want to work with children?

  • Do you look after children or are you planning to look after children in the future?   

  • Are you passionate about children developing to their full potential?

  • Are you passionate about the caring for children?

 

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If you answered YES to more than three of these questions, then the College SA Short Course Certificate in Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety is the RIGHT course for you. We recommend that you register for this course right away!

 

Call the College on 0800 21 23 22 to take the next step.

 

If you did not answer YES to more than three of the questions, then perhaps you should consider one of our other courses or fill in the Form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you. Alternatively, call the College on 0800 21 23 22 to speak to one of our friendly Student Registrars and they can help you determine which is the right course for you.

 

Kit Items

 

At College SA we want you to make the best of the course you decide to study. We will therefore also provide you with a kit in accordance to your elective. The purpose of a kit is to serve as a Starter Kit to get you started on your studies and to assist you with the practical side of the course and your future endeavours.

 

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PLEASE NOTE: All Kit Items are subject to availability. If the item displayed is not available, College SA pledges to replace it with a Kit Item of similar or greater value.

 

Assessment and Award

 

You will need to submit a Portfolio of Evidence and an assignment, which will be used to determine competency. Once you have successfully completed the Portfolio of Evidence, you will be awarded with a College SA Short Course Certificate in Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety.

 

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Interested? Want to find out more?

 

If you would like to find out more about the College SA Short Course Certificate in Developmental Milestones: Activities and Safety, fill in this short Form and then one of our friendly Student Registrars will respond to your questions and will provide you with all the information you need.

 


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Frequently Asked Questions

Where are the Classes?
College SA is a home study college. This means that you do not have to go to class. You study at home, on the train, at work, after hours, on your lunch break, or over weekends! This means that you save a lot of costs that classroom students have to pay. Things like travel costs and accommodation are expensive for classroom students. Obviously it is also safer to study in your own home. It also means that you can work while you study, so you can earn a salary and get your qualification at the same time.
Do I get study material from the College?
College SA includes all your books, course items and study material with your course. So unlike other colleges, we shall not give you a list of books to buy. Once you have paid, you are entitled to recieve all the study material you need from us. In some cases there might be recommended reading materials which the college does not provide. But this will only be materials that are not essentials to passing your course.
What is the cost of the study material?
Your study material is included in your course fees, so the college does not charge you for study material.