• Observation-Definition, purpose and components of observation skills
  • Observation Techniques-Techniques, confidentiality, factors that influences observation
  • Methods of Documentations & Assessment-Anecdotal & running records, checklists, photographs and videos with narratives, creating infant and toddler checklists, observation as assessment, aspects of child assessment
  • Developing Individual Programmes-interpretations, conclusions, evaluations, theory into practice

The objectives of the above course are to help participants:

  • Understand the importance of using observation, documentation and assessment to make intentional decisions about the development of infants & toddlers as described in the Early Years Development Framework (EYDF)
  • Identify the appropriate observation, documentation and assessment methods suitable for infant & toddler classrooms
  • Apply suitable documentation and assessment methods to determine strengths and identify needs as well as plan for meaningful learning experiences for infants & toddlers
  • Develop reflective skills through observing, documenting and assessing infants and toddlers development and learning

LON Certification Status: L1 , L2 , EY1 , EY2

Occupational Title: Infant Educarer (HCIC) , Infant/Toddler Educarer , Beginning Educarer , Educarer 1 , Educarer 2 , Senior Educarer , Beginning Preschool Teacher , Preschool Teacher , Senior Preschool Teacher , Lead Teacher , Senior Lead Teacher , Centre Leader , Senior Centre Leader


  • 14 hours (2 days)

Award of Certificate

ECDA e-Certificate of participation for “Observation, Documentation and Assessment in an Infant and Toddler Classroom”

Course Fee
Full course fee (without 7% GST) $290.00
SSG grant* $145.00
Nett course fee $145.00
7% GST on nett course fee $20.30
Total nett course fee payable, including GST $165.30
Additional funding if eligible under Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)#   $116.00
nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from ETSS# $49.30
Additional funding if eligible under Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)+ $116.00
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after additional funding from Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)+ $49.30
ECDA funding support available for foreign teachers (80%) $232.00
Total nett course fee payable, including GST, after 80% ECDA funding for foreign teachers $78.30

All fees stated are inclusive of prevailing GST and are in Singapore dollars.

  • *Course fee funding of 50% is available for Singaporeans/PRs aged 21 years and above.
  • +Course fee funding of 90% (SkillsFuture MCES) available for Singaporeans aged 40 years & above.
  • #For company-sponsored applicants, Enhanced Training Support for SMEs funding can be applied through www.skillsconnect.gov.sg.
  • For companies that meet the eligibility requirements, absentee payroll capped at $7.50/hr based on classroom hours can be claimed through the SkillsConnect system (www.skillsconnect.gov.sg).
  • For self-fund applicants earning $2,300 & below per month, training allowance** capped at $6.00/hr based on classroom hours can be claimed through NTUC U Portal (www.ntuc.org.sg).
  • All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.
  • For trainees who qualify for Workfare Skills Support (WSS) scheme, please contact SSG at 6785 5785 for more information.

Course fees are subjected to changes without prior notice.

** Terms & Conditions apply