This qualification is nationally accredited on the Fiji Qualifications Framework (FQF) by the Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC), and it is also registered on the Pacific Register of Qualifications and Standards (PRQS).
This qualification broadens students’ knowledge in early childhood education and care. It addresses key areas in growth, learning and development for children from zero (0) to eight (8) years of age. It prepares students with vital skills and knowledge that relate to health, wellbeing and safety; special needs; supporting young children’s behaviour; framework and philosophies on ECEC; children’s rights; child protection as well as skills in planning developmentally appropriate programmes and managing an early childhood education and care centre within a diverse environment. Demonstration of these skills is clearly and thoroughly scrutinized within each course. Enabling students to meet market demands in providing dual services in educating and caring for younger children from zero (0) to eight (8). Students will be expected to further enhance these skills through a series of teaching and caring practices at community based settings that demonstrate good practice.
Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include but not limited to:
|Full Time||1and half years|
|Part Time||2 years|
To be admitted to this programme a person shall have:
This programme has a total of six (6) courses.
|Course Code||Course Title||Semester||Delivery Mode||Campus||Fees (FJD)|
|CEE41||Child development and care for special needs||1 & 2||Blended||All Campuses||$455|
|CEE42||Children and childhood||1 & 2||Blended||All Campuses||$455|
|CEE43||Understanding and supporting young children’s behaviour||1 & 2||Blended||All Campuses||$455|
|CEE44||Young children’s health and wellbeing||1 & 2||Blended||All Campuses||$455|
|CEE45||Practices & skills of a child care professional||1 & 2||Blended||All Campuses||$455|
|CEE46||The Workplace Attachment||1 & 2||Blended||All Campuses||$455|