Certificate in Early Childhood Education (CECE)

The Certificate in Early Childhood Education is specially catered to provide a comprehensive overview of child growth and development, strategies for effective classroom teaching developmentally-based curriculum. Students will be exposed to concepts that enable them to develop strong conceptual skills as well as strengthen their personal and professional competence.

This 60 credit hours programme is ideal for students with a basic knowledge in the early years and enthusiastic to start a career as an early childhood educator or provider. All subjects are structured to help students develop a thorough understanding on matters relating to early childhood education.

Entry Requirement:



  • School leavers

Level

Minimum Requirement

SPM/SPMV

1 Credit

OR

  • Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)*

Program

Minimum Age

Certificate in Early Childhood Education

19


* Students without SPM/SPMV or STPM can apply for a certificate programme with at least one year      of working experience.

COURSE DELIVERY:

Mode: Full Time (Weekday)

Intake: January, May, September

Duration: 1 ½ Years (4 semesters)


 

CERTIFICATE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (CECE) PROGRAMME MODULE

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

  • Foundation of Early Childhood Education
  • Introduction to Child Psychology and Development
  • Academy Study Skills
  • Computer Application
  • Foundation of Education
  • Teaching & Learning in the Early Years
  • Administration of Early Childhood Education Setting
  • Curriculum in the Early Childhood Education
  • English (I)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Islam/Moral Studies
  • Basic Literacy & Numeracy
  • Observing & Assessing Young Children
  • Creative Activities for Young Children
  • Safety & First Aid Measures in the Early Years Setting
  • Teacher Associate Principles & Practices
  • Health & Nutrition of Infants and Toddlers
  • Child Guide and Positive Discipline
  • Practical Training – Being in the Early Years

 

 

*Subject to change based on consultation with the Head of Programme.

PROGRAMME BENEFITS:

  • Gain theoretical and practical knowledge in the area of early childhood education, child development and teaching
  • Gain and apply the knowledge of child observation and early childhood education in lesson planning and evaluation

  • An opportunity to cultivate intellectual and emotional growth during the experiential learning process
  • Progress to Diploma in Early Childhood Development with 30% of subjects' exemptions.