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Course Details

  • MQF Level 4 | 60 ECTS

  • Duration:  12 months

  • Cost: €6,500 - discounted to €5,500 for the first International in-take 

(the fee includes a 50-hour Maltese Language course)

Course Date Options:

  • Contact us for Cohort Intake Dates


About the Course

This course has been specifically designed on the National Occupational Standards issued by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education (MFHEA).


This programme shall therefore equip learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively work within a child care centre, providing children between the ages of 0 and 3 with the most effective quality care. Learners shall be exposed to different theories and different skills that they need to acquire to effectively work within the sector, as well as be provided with a placement opportunity to further learn and put theory to practice.

Entry Requirements

  • Secondary Education Certificate in English, Mathematics and any 2 other subjects

  • Proficient in English

  • Clean Police Conduct

  • At least 18 years of age at start of the programme

List of Modules

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Childcare Worker.

  • Health and Safety Practices in Childcare Centre.

  • Theories of Child Development and Learning

  • Promoting Inclusion and Anti-Discriminatory Practice

  • Caring for Babies and Children (0-3 Years)

  • Promoting Professionalism and Positive Behaviour at the Workplace

  • Theories of Play and Recreation in Early Years

  • Reflective Practice in Childcare

  • Work Placement

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