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This course enables learners to understand how they can provide an environment that is safe for young children, and manage their nutrition, health, hygiene and safety needs.


Note: This course will be conducted via online learning until further notice.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, learners will gain the skills and knowledge to:

  • Identify measures to keep children safe by providing a safe environment, promoting safe practices and managing incidents.

  • Identify and manage common childhood illnesses, and apply measures for infection control.

  • Explain the nutritional needs of children and the teacher’s role in promoting healthy eating habits.

Entry Requirements

This course is for individuals who meet the following criteria: 

  • Currently attending an ECDA-recognised certificate or diploma course OR have completed an ECDA-recognised certificate or diploma in early childhood care and education.
  • Currently employed in a childcare centre licensed with ECDA.

Upon Graduation

Upon completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Attainment from the National Institute of Early Childhood Development (NIEC) and Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).

Course Schedule

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Course Start & End Date


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15 hours

24, 25 May 2023: 9am to 5.30pm


NIEC (City)


Please note:

  • Course schedule and venue are subject to changes. NIEC reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme and amend information without prior notice. 
  • Classes will only commence if the minimum class size is met. A confirmation email will be sent to you at least 3 weeks before course commencement.

Before You Apply

Prepare the following documents:

  1. NRIC
  2. Employment letter/Sponsorship letter

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(Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm)

Mr Sky Wong


Phone: 6887 9532