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Fundamental Certificate in Early Childhood Care & Education

The Fundamental Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education is designed for individuals who aspire to be an assistant teacher with basic knowledge and skills in the care and supervision of young children.  The course is structured to enable individuals to play a nurturing and supporting role in the development of young children in a preschool setting. The programme is to prepare students to fulfil roles as assistant teachers and care providers in Early Childhood Care and Education.

Entry Requirement

Completed at least Secondary 2 Education or its equivalent


The course provides participants with:

  1. The necessary understanding and skills required to respond to the basic needs of children effectively;
  2. An understanding of their role and responsibilities in the care and development of children;
  3. Classroom management skills

Course Structure

Module 1 : Child Development & Guidance

  • FCECCE 101 : Child Development & Guidance

Module 2 : Creative Approaches to Caring & Learning

  • FCECCE 102: Creative Approaches to Caring & Learning

Module 3 : Safety, Health & Nutrition

  • FCECCE 103: Safety, Health & Nutrition

Module 4 : Professional Development

  • FCECCE 104 : Professional Development

Module 5 : Working with Families

  • FCECCE 105 : Working with Families

Module 6 : Supervised Practicum

  • FCECCE 106: Supervised Practicum

Mode of Instruction

Presentation of lessons will be done through lectures, small group activities and group/individual class presentations.

Assessment Mode

A combination of assignments, observations, projects, group presentation, individual presentations, journals, essay and class tests will be held.

Course Materials

On acceptance into the course, you will receive a course manual and the necessary reading materials.

Support Services

  • Learning support from MMI Academy
  • Student Counseling


In order to obtain the Certificate, students have to successfully:

  1. Complete 120 hours of theory (attain a minimum attendance of 80 %)
  2. Complete 60 hours of supervised teaching practicum
  3. complete all assignments

Duration of Course

  • Full-Time: 2 months
  • Part-Time: 5 months

Mode of Study

  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time

Teacher – Student ratio

1:34 for lecture/classroom teaching

     How to Apply?

All applications must be submitted to MMI Academy before closing date. Each application must contain:

Duly completed application form and 2 certified copies of relevant transcripts and identification copies.

The application should be sent to:
Marketing Department
MMI Academy Pte Ltd
72 South Bridge Road
Singapore 058702