Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education

‘Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education’


  • To create a bond with the students for building up healthy relationships
  • To understand the child psychology and its implications
  • To practice management skills
  • To teach effectively in classrooms
  • To create and maintain a safe and healthy environment for young children
  • To develop children’s self-esteem and inculcate life skills among the students
  • To learn new teaching and learning methodologies and practice the same

Time Duration

4 months (theory, internship and assessment)

Minimum Qualification

50% and above in 10+2


Certificate for ‘Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education’ will be awarded by the Pillai Group of Institutions to the candidate only after successfully qualifying all the Components of the programme. 75 % attendance is compulsory.

Course Components

Part A Theory:
Paper 1: Child psychology and development
Paper 2: Child healthcare, hygiene, safety and Nutrition
Paper 3: Educational Management
Paper 4: ICT in education
Part B Art & Craft:
Book 1: Creativity with Origami Papers
Book 2: Painting
Book 3: Story Folders
Book 4: Writing Readiness (Pre writing skills)
Flash Cards
Internship : 1 month duration
Report of field trip
Report of visit to a social service centre