Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMC)

Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMC) provide learners with flexible, bite-sized and targeted learning options. These courses enable you to gain or deepen relevant skills and knowledge; and customise your learning according to your needs and interests.

 

Applicants under ECDA’s Professional Development Programme for Teachers (PDP-T) are required to complete at least 1 Modular course under the Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Leadership (ADECL) or Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Learning Support (SDELS).

 

Maximum Candidature Period

Credits earned from the completion of SBMC is valid for 4 years and can count towards the attainment of a full qualification Diploma/Post-Diploma. The maximum candidature period is:

  • 5 years for a CET Diploma,

  • 4 years for an Advanced Diploma; and

  • 2 years for a Specialist Diploma and the Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Teaching (Conversion).

 

Eligibility

For all modular courses, applicants are required to meet the minimum entry requirements (MERs) of the corresponding Diploma/Post-Diploma. Please visit the course pages for the respective MERs.

 

Certification

Upon successful completion of each modular course, you will receive a Statement of Results. Credits earned from SBMC can be considered for credit exemption for the corresponding Diploma.

 

Modular Course

Stackable to

Diploma in Early Childhood Care & Education - Teaching (DECCE-T)

Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Leadership (ADECL)

Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Learning Support (SDELS)

Professional Development Programme for Teachers [PDP-T]

Applicants under ECDA's PDP(T) may apply for the following modular courses:

 

Modular Course

Stackable to

Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Leadership (ADECL)

Specialist Diploma in Early Childhood Learning Support (SDELS)

 

PDP-T applicants must also take the compulsory CPD module Developing the Leader in Me or Developing the Leader in Me (Chinese) 自我成长以成为领导者. For more information, visit ECDA's PDP-T page.


Professional Development Programme for Educarers [PDP-E]

Applicants under ECDA's PDP(E) are required to take the compulsory CPD module Essentials of 3Rs in Interactions with Infants and Toddlers or Essentials of 3Rs in Interactions with Infants and Toddlers (Chinese) 与婴幼儿互动的要领. For more information, visit ECDA's PDP-E page.