Diploma in Early Childhood Education

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Course ID
DECE
Level
Diploma
Duration
2 Years 6 Month
Credit Hour
92 Credits
Faculty
Education

MQA: MQA/PA 15944 KPT: N/0112/4/0008

The Diploma in Early Childhood Education aims to emerge the skills to nourish young scholar in learning and teaching and ensure that prospective preschool teachers have the opportunities to obtain a diploma qualification through professional development.

The programme prepares students for employment in the early learning education industry by providing them with the necessary knowledge and skills. Innovative International College collaborates with both local kindergarten and nursery partnership to offer the industry driven course for our students.

Students are taught face a unique set of challenges as they strive to meet the needs of every young children through experiences with diverse ages of children and experienced teachers. 

Innovative International College programmes are available across several intake dates throughout the year. We encourage students to apply a month before intake starts to ensure a smooth registration, on-boarding and orientation process before classes begins.

Entry requirements

  • Pass SPM with Three (3) credits;

Or

  • A qualification recognised as equivalent by the Malaysian Government

Course structure and modules

The curriculum places a strong emphasis on key skills in communication, human relations, and tourism operations and management.


1st Year

  • English Proficiency 1
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Basic Computer Concept
  • Child Development
  • Special Needs (Including the Gifted)
  • Early Science and Technology in Early Childhood Education
  • Early Mathematics
  • Language, Communication, and Literacy
  • English Proficiency 2
  • Professional Ethics in Malaysia
  • Spiritual and Moral Values
  • Business Etiquette 
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Social Studies in Early Childhood Education


2nd Year

  • Curriculum Planning and Development
  • Community Services
  • Event Management
  • Administration and Management in Early Childhood Education
  • Practicum: Childcare Centre (TASKA)
  • Early Learning and Early Environment
  • Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • Partnering with Families and Community
  • Practicum: Pre-school (TADIKA)


3rd Year

  • Observation and Assessment
  • Creative Art (Music, Movement, Art, and Craft, Drama)
  • Guiding Young Children 

Career opportunities

career in the early childhood industry includes opportunities in many different areas such as:


Kindergarten Teacher


Nursery Teacher


Preschool Teacher


Special Kids Teacher


Assistant Teacher


School Teacher for Private or International School at the Preschool Level