Crèche Management Certificate Course

The Crèche Management Certificate Course is the second course in the Crèche Management Programme. This course equips you with skills needed in a Crèche setting. Once you complete the Crèche Management Certificate Course, you are awarded a Certificate Qualification in Crèche Management that shows you are a qualified Child Care Professional.

Creche Management Certificate Course
NOTE: Our Short Courses are provided in partnership with Skills Academy.

Crèche Management Certificate Course Subjects

  • Introduction to Business English
  • Face-to-Face Communication
  • The Field of Crèche Management and Human Resources
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • First-Aid Concept

Career Opportunities

  • Crèche Manager 
  • Day Care Administrator 
  • Au Pair 
  • Babysitter 
  • Nanny

What Will I Learn?

  • Introduction to Business English

You will be able to deal with issues that arise in the Business. You will learn to work as a professional. 

  • Face-to-Face Communication

You will learn how to communicate well in person as a Child Care Professional. You will have good communication with the staff, parents and children. 

  • The Field of Crèche Management and Human Resources

You will learn to manage a Crèche. You will learn about hiring employees and managing them. You will be equipped with HR skills such as handling performance reviews and ensuring employees follow Crèche regulations. 

  • Customer Satisfaction

You will learn to satisfy customers with good services. You will learn techniques on how to please your customers. 

  • First-Aid Concept

You will learn first aid concepts and procedures. You will learn to be alert and how to administer first aid to children.

Crèche Management Certificate Course Assessments

There are no exams in the Crèche Management Certificate Course. You are only required to complete the assignments set. If you pass the assignments, you pass the course.


We have tutors to assist you with your assignments. They can explain questions that you do not understand. This will help you answer questions in the correct way. They are available from 8:00 am to 05:00 pm, Mondays to Friday.


For the Crèche Management Certificate Course, there are no exams. The course requires the completion of assignments. Working with your tutor and reading the study materials you receive from us can help you pass the assignments.

Crèche Management refers to how the staff, children and the Crèche itself are managed. This is the process of ensuring that everything runs smoothly in the Crèche.

Yes, you can study the Crèche Management Certificate Course without a Matric Certificate. There is no specific qualification needed. You can study as long as you meet the following requirements: 

  • Be able to read, write and understand English 
  • Be able to study through distance learning 
  • Be at least 16 years or older

Yes, the Crèche Management Certificate Course is a good course because of this: 

  • Skills 

The Crèche Management Certificate Course equips you with skills. These are important in the work environment and increase your chances of finding employment. 

  • No exams 

The  Crèche Management Certificate Course has no exams. This means you have less academic pressure. You are only expected to complete assignments. 

  • Short

The  Crèche Management Certificate Course can be completed in a short amount of time. You can complete this in 8 to 14 months.

Yes, you can study the  Crèche Management Certificate Course online. You can do this at Matric College. We offer the course through distance learning. This means you have the opportunity to study comfortably at home. While you study the Crèche Management Certificate Course from home, you can receive academic support from us through: 

You must have a qualification related to Child Care to run a Crèche. You can do this by studying at Matric College. When you complete a course, we award you with a qualification. You can study the Crèche Management Certificate Course, and we will award you a Certificate Qualification when you have completed. You can use this to open a Day Care centre. More people will bring their children under your care because: 

  • You are qualified 
  • You are skilled 
  • You have relevant qualifications 
  • You will take care of the kids professionally 
  • You will know how to care for them even in times or emergencies

It depends on what you think as a parent. Day Care is open for children ages zero to five years old. If you have a child who is 18 months old, they fit under a Day Care Centre. However, you know your child best. If you feel that they are too young to attend Day Care, you can hire a professional to take care of them alone from home, where it is safer.

Yes, the Crèche is good for babies because of the following: 

  • They are taken care of by professionals 
  • They learn with other children 
  • They learn to socialise 
  • They grow up to like school

People with these qualities can work at a Crèche: 

  • Have a Qualification in a Child Care Qualification 
  • Love working with children 
  • Have a naturally nurturing personality 
  • Energetic 
  • Enjoy seeing children learn

Your Next Step Is To Get Your Crèche Management Comprehensive Course

When you have finished studying the  Crèche Management Certificate Course, you can study the Crèche Management Comprehensive Course.

Why Choose To Study With Matric College?

  • Home 

You study the course from home. You do not have to travel to class. This helps you study better, and you save transport and lunch money. 

  • Tutors 

Our Tutors are available to help you with your course assessments from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

  • Course Experts 

The more you know about your course, the more you will understand it. You will understand your study material and succeed. Our Course Experts can help you with this information when you need it. 

  • Study material 

As soon as you complete the registration process with us, you will be provided with study materials. This way, you are able to begin studying immediately.

Yes, Day Care is better than staying at home. However, parents have the right to choose what is best for their children. When a child attends a Day Care Centre, they learn the following: 

  • The importance of waking up early 
  • Having a purpose daily 
  • Learning new things 
  • Developing skills 
  • Sharpen their skills 
  • Making friends 
  • Enjoying school

It is easier for children who went to Day Care Centres to understand better in school. This is because learning is not new to them, they have been introduced to it from a young age. They have the skills to learn fast and better in a daycare centre, and they are familiar with the school and not shy to ask questions.

  • To provide quality child care 
  • To offer a safe learning place 
  • To offer a place to children who have busy guardians 
  • To ensure children learn 
  • To help children develop skills at a young age 
  • To help children be more sociable

Yes, being a Crèche Manager is good because of the following: 

  • You earn well 
  • You can be self-employed 
  • You are in charge 
  • You work with children
  • No work on weekends 
  • You receive gratitude from parents 
  • Children look up to you
  • Good leader 
  • Alert 
  • Good listener 
  • Good communicator 
  • Team player 
  • Humble 
  • Attentive 
  • Kind

Yes, Crèche Management pays well. Crèche Managers earn a good salary because they are in charge of many duties and as a result, they are rewarded with a high salary. Most Crèche Managers are Crèche Owners. This means they choose to set how much they earn monthly and this way, they earn a high salary.

 A Crèche Manager earns a salary of approximately R 19 700 per month in South Africa. This is a good salary that helps you make a decent living.

These are the benefits of a Crèche Management Qualification

  • You can find employment 
  • You can open a Day Care Centre
  • You can work anywhere you want 
  • You can move from one Child Care career to another

Application Process

Step 1:

Step 2: Finalise your registration 

Within five to seven business days after completing the registration process, you will receive the study material.

How Do I Study Crèche Management Certificate Course?

Step 1: Register for the Crèche Management Certificate Course

Step 2: Study your Crèche Management Certificate Course

Step 3: Submit your assignments on time

Step 5: Perform well on your assignments

Step 6: Get awarded the Crèche Management Certificate Qualification

Where Can I Study Crèche Management Certificate Course?

You can study the Crèche Management Certificate Course at Matric College. We offer distance learning courses. Our courses can be studied at your convenience. We provide academic support to ensure you have the best learning experience while you study from home, which includes: 

When Can I Start Studying Crèche Management Certificate Course?

After you register for the course, we will send you the study material. Once you receive it, you can begin studying. For the courier to arrive at your door, it may take between five and seven days.

Frequently Asked Questions

A Short Course is a course that is not accredited by a professional body. This course is however so beneficial. It focuses on equipping students with skills. They gain a very important component that helps them gain employment.

You can become a good Daycare Manager by doing the following: 

  • Arrive at work on time 
  • Listen to the staff when they speak 
  • Communicate well with everyone 
  • Complete your own tasks on time 
  • Give gratitude to the staff

Being a Day Care Director feels good. You are constantly feeling good about the work you do in the lives of the staff and the children. You are in charge of the Crèche to ensure it is safe and under good conditions for everyone there. When everything goes well, you feel rewarded. Your work is important because you are building the future generation.

It takes 8 to 14 months to complete the Crèche Management Certificate course at Matric College. When you complete the course, you will graduate.

A Crèche Management Qualification is what you are awarded when you have completed the Crèche Management Certificate course. You can use this qualification to open a business or find employment.

No, you do not need a Degree Qualification in Child Care to take care of children. You can take care of children using a Certificate Qualification in Crèche Management.

A Crèche is a physical building where young children, usually ages zero to five, are taken care of by professionals. The purpose is to help them grow and develop different skills. It is an opportunity for children to be cared for by professionals who can help them become upright individuals.

These are the terms used to refer to Crèche: 

  • Preschool 
  • Nursery 
  • Pre-kindergarten 
  • Daycare centre

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Author: Mulisa Nethononda
Editor: Amy Venter
Date Published: May 10, 2022