Certificate In Early Childhood Development And Education (CECDE) - Finstock Evarsity College | Educartis

8 months


Course Overview

This eight to twelve month Certificate in Early Childhood Education (CECDE) is aimed at equipping students with the skills and knowledge in understanding the psychology of young children and their development. Taken conveniently online and offered by Finstock Evarsity College, the course covers all aspects of child development and education to ensure that students can effectively meet the needs of growing children and develop a healthy and supportive learning environment. 

Teaching can be a challenging profession, but there are numerous benefits to this career. Whether you feel a calling to impact the lives of students, or are drawn to the profession for the ability to make a difference in the eduction system at large, this field will allow you to make a significant contribution and positive impact on the community you live in. There is also a high degree of  mobility in this sector and teachers can go on to become administrators, guidance counsellors, or social workers. If this sounds like the right choice for you, this Diploma in Early Childhood Development and Education will prepare you with the right skills, mind-set, and knowledge you need to thrive in this field. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Explain the multiple influences on early development and learning.
  • Use their knowledge of child development to create healthy, respectful, supportive, and challenging learning environments. 
  • Develop and implement strategies to support and engage families and communities through respectful, reciprocal relationships.
  •  Reflect on their own practice to promote positive outcomes for each child.
  • Engage in continuous, collaborative learning to inform practice. 
Certification obtained

Certificate In Early Childhood Development And Education offered by Finstock Evarsity College 

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course prepares students for careers such as: 

  • Early Childhood Tutor
  • Child Counsellor 
  • School Administrator 
  • Teacher 



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Private University

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students require: 

  • A Minimum KCSE Grade of D- (Minus)

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, students must:

  • Fill out the relevant online application form. See application link https://finstockevarsity.com/cmis/portal/?do=register&course=CECDE
  • Pay a registration fee of 1,000 KES 
  • Apply for free prerequisite courses in competency based education. See application link https://finstockevarsity.com/cmis/portal/?do=free&course=FRCBE
  • Apply for a free certfied online learner course. See application link https://finstockevarsity.com/cmis/portal/?do=free&course=COL
  • Must quote agency number.  In the application form under "additional information and declaration",  MUST select "agent",then select "FE/AG/611/2018". This guarantees you a free short course.

Payment options

The total fee for this course is 76,000 KES.
Instalment Payments: Fees are payable in 9 instalments of kes 8,445. 

Detailed course information

This course is taken online and offered by Finstock Evarsity College. It can be completed in 8 months. The curriculum is as follows: 

  • Communication Skills
  • English Language 
  • Foundations and Management of ECDE in Kenya 
  • Introduction to Child Psychology 
  • Kiswahili 
  • Basic Mathematics 
  • Special Needs Education 
  • Music, Movement and Physical Activities 

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