The Fundamentals Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education (FECCE) is designed to prepare childcare assistants to play a nurturing and supportive role in assisting preschool teachers in the routine care and supervision of young children.

  • Gain understanding in the growth and development of children
  • Develop skills in responding to the basic needs of children effectively
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of quality learning and creative experiences for young children
  • Appreciate the importance of a stimulating but safe environment for young children to explore and interact
  • Gain knowledge on children’s health and nutritional requirements
  • Appreciate their role in the field of early childhood education
Modules Duration (hrs)
Child Development and Guidance 30
Learning of Young Children Through Play and Creative Approaches 35
Managing the Health; Nutrition and Safety of Young Children 25
Professional Development 20
Working with Families 10
Practicum 60
Total Course Hours 180

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This course consists of:

120 classroom hours
60 practicum hours
Total: 180 hours

Duration

3 months (Full-time)
4 months (Part-time)

Assessment

A range of individual and group projects, quizzes, presentations, role-plays and practicum.

Note: Some projects will include practical tasks such as observation of children and implementing activities in Early Childhood classroom settings.

Award of Certificate

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

  • At least Secondary 2 education or equivalent

Note: There must be supporting documents for the 8 years of formal education where medium of instruction is to be in English. Trainees who are not able to produce the supporting documents will be required to take KLCII English Proficiency test and/or do a short interview.

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Fundamentals Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education → WSQ Higher Certificate in Infant Care → WSQ Advanced Certificate in Early Years*
*Alternate Pathway to WSQ ACEY is available to those who meet the minimum entry requirements.