DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

(MQA/PA 13938)

The programme aims at helping the learner develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary for working with young children who are widely categorised the most vulnerable and crucial stage of a person’s life. Early childhood education commonly refers to preschool or infant/child care programme. Students also learn about early childhood psychology and behaviour and the specific teaching practices that cater to them, how to communicate with children and their families to ensure that each child receives the attention he deserves.

• Possess Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with three credits in any subject or equivalent qualifications, OR

• Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with at least C Grade (NGMP 2.0) in any subject or equivalent qualifications, OR

• Pass Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with at least Maqbul Grade, OR

• Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) level 3 in Early Childhood Preschool and Nursery and pass SPM with 1 credit in any subject OR,

• Certificate in Early Childhood Education (Level 3, MQF) or equivalent qualification OR,

• Certificate (Level 3, MQF) or equivalent qualifications.

Duration

2.5 years  OR 7  semesters (including 3 months industrial training)

SEMESTER ONE
● Basic Management
● Business Communication Skills
● Business Ethics
● Leadership
● Malaysian Studies 1
SEMESTER TWO
● Occupational Safety and Health
● Business Law
● E-Commerce
● Presentation Skills
● Entrepreneurship / *Bahasa Kebangsaan A
SEMESTER TRHEE
● Introduction to Human Resource Management
● Supply Chain Management
● Total Quality Management
● ICT
● Youth Development
SEMESTER FOUR
● Introduction to Accounting
● Business Data Communication
● Operations Management
● Public Relations
● Critical Thinking

Graduates can look forward to career opportunities in the following sectors

  1. Preschool Teacher

  2. Childcare Center Owner

  3. Family Support Specialist

  4. Consultant