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Creating an Environment Conductive for Development of Young Children  


Early childhood group environment has a very crucial role in a child’s learning and development. Young children are in the process of rapid brain development and it is important that a safe and engaging environment is created to enhance development.



  • Learners must be competent in Communication at NQF Level 3 or equivalent.
  • Recommended that learners have an understanding of childhood development.

Course Accreditations

This course is accredited with ETDP Seta and each learner will have to submit a Portfolio of Evidence after the training, upon being deemed competent, the learner will receive a Certicate of Competence.

Course Outcomes

  • Learners will be able to demonstrate an understanding of key principles and values for working with adults, families and communities.
  • Assisting families to provide an environment conducive for development of young children.

Who Should Attend

This course is aimed for:

  • Individuals who are working in ECD centers, nursery schools and crèches.
  • Individuals wanting to embark on a career in early childhood development.
  • Mothers who are wanting to assist with development of their children.


R5,620.00  Incl VAT (Per Person, Includes Manual, Dataset CD)

PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during break as well as coffee, tea and biscuits as part at no extra cost. We also cater for special meals.


2 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

Our myWay Learning Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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Learning Environment:

Creating environment that is conducive for development of young children


Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

Demonstrate understanding of key principles and values for working with adults, families and communities.

  • Principles and values described are in line with the principles and values associated with community development and adult learning. 
  • Ethics, behaviour and attitudes demonstrated are consistent with open, participatory, community development approaches. 


Assist families to provide an environment conducive for development of young children. 

  • Conducting a needs survey, including home visits. 
  • Providing assistance to access social services, health care and other resources in collaboration with social partners. 
  • Creating awareness about child development and how to promote it, taking into account various child-rearing practices. 
  • Families are supported through a variety of strategies, including conversation, active-listening, feedback and general capacity building activities. 
  • Support for adults is in line with adult education principles. 
  • Raise awareness of needs and rights of young children and the role of families and the community in relation to child development and upholding children's rights. 
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