What Can I do with my N6 Educare?

With your N6 Educare Certificate, you can:

  • Qualify for South African Council for Educators (SACE) registration to teach Grade R learners
  • Continue working towards a career as a preschool teacher, day care centre administrator or centre manager, or become an assistant Grade R teacher
  • Start up your own Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre
  • Obtain your Educare National Diploma
  • Further your education at university 


What does Educare deal with?

Educare course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to teach and care for young children. 

In an Educare course you will also learn about:

  • Psychological development 
  • Encouraging childrens’ growth through song and play 
  • Educational psychology 
  • Food and nutrition
  • Child health

One of the most fulfilling things about Educare is that you get to play a big part in guiding children on the right path. And contributing towards their early stages of development.

South African Council for Educators (SACE)

SACE is an organisation that aims to improve the quality of teaching. This is done through appropriate registration, management of professional development and the use of a Code of Ethics for all educators.

With your N6 Educare Certificate, you are able to register with SACE to teach Grade R learners.

To view the registration requirements for SACE, click here.

A picture of a child learning by building blocks - educare, with the bellview logo

Where can I study Educare Courses?

There are colleges all over South Africa that give you the opportunity to earn your N6 Educare Certificate.

Distance Learning colleges are ideal for students who want to study part time, and still gain work experience at the same time.

You can take a look at one of the following colleges offering N6 Educare courses:

Bellview Institute 

Bellview Institute is a distance learning college in South Africa, fully registered by the

We offer a variety of accredited career development courses to help students earn their National Diploma.

We offer a Educare Programme which consists of the following courses:

Earn your N6 Educare at Bellview!

Are you interested in obtaining your N6 Educare Certificate? 

Register for our Educare course today!

Have a look at our full course selection. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions and we will be happy to assist!

  • Give us a call on our toll-free number 0800 39 00 27
  • Fill out our contact form at the bottom of the page
  • Chat to us on Whatsapp 082 318 8892


Author: Kayla Preston
Last Updated: 28 December 2020


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