Early Years Care and Education course is designed to develop your professional expertise and understanding of the role and responsibilities of an early childhood educator.

Diploma in Early Years Care and Education

Course Overview

The Diploma in Early Years Care and Education program offered by ACT is aimed at both aspiring as well as professional teachers to help them build in-depth understanding and knowledge on education, nutrition, care, and health of children up to 5 years of age. This 8 months online self-paced course with its practical approach to teaching and learning of young learners early will help you to harness your teaching skills and will also allow you to bring a holistic approach into your teaching. The curriculum is in total sync with 21st century teaching and the international recognition of the certificates makes it a perfect fit to become a global educator across the world.



ACT offers an opportunity to acquire few more relevant teaching skills in the field of education with a range of specialized courses. To name a few Grammar & Phonology, Classroom Management, and Educational Management.
All these specialization courses allow the trainees to extend their knowledge to ensure they have a broader comprehension of the teaching approaches and techniques. Trainees can choose any specialization according to their own preferences and future plans.

Entry Requirements and Course Fee

  • Both aspiring and working teachers can apply for this program
  • The minimum qualification requirement is 10 + 2
  • Diploma program in online mode is available at a reasonable price Rs 20,000 INR * ( Inclusive of all taxes )
  • Meritorious students can opt for scholarship options upon consideration

Teaching and Learning Modes

  • The Diploma course can be availed in online and distance modes
  • The program lasts for a maximum of up to 8 months covering 120 hours
  • It can be pursued in self-paced mode from any part of the world
  • Completion of the course can be done in the fast track mode (optional)

Candidates with reasonable knowledge about computers and familiar with the use of internet can apply for the online mode.


  • Phase 1: Introduction
  • Phase 2: Educational Psychology
  • Phase 3: Stages of Development
  • Phase 4: Importance of Play
  • Phase 5: Factors Affecting Early Childhood
  • Phase 6: Principles and Approaches of Early Childhood Education
  • Phase 7: First Aid
  • Phase 8: Helping Early Childhood Learners Settle Down in School

ACT Admission and Support

  • Admission process at ACT is flexible, simple, and easy
  • Candidates can opt for any online payment scheme
  • Application form can be submitted online
  • ACT's admission department contact trainees via mail or telephone
  • Course fee can be paid by using the payment method of choice - debit/credit card or by depositing cash, cheque, or demand draft in ACT's bank account
  • Online programs are accompanied by total support from the accomplished tutors
  • Online videos and reference materials are also provided for additional support
  • All queries can be emailed and the chatting option is available between 10am and 6pm

Career Opportunities

Educators with professional training in Early Years Care and education (EYCE) from Asian College of teachers can expect a wide range of opportunities across the globe. As the course allows one to build a strong foundation and an extended knowledge base to teach children up to 5 years of age, trainees can ensure to establish their teaching career and become:

  • Preschool and Kindergarten teacher
  • Early childhood curriculum developer
  • Course coordination
  • Center coordinator at preschool/daycare
  • Consultant associate with preschools
  • Entrepreneurs planning on opening a pre-school

The program is suitable for not just early childhood teachers/educators but anyone connected or shares professions close to child’s nutrition and early childhood care.

Certification & Accreditation

  • The candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) a member of British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • All ACT courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • ACT is an organizational member of Childhood Education International (CEI)
  • ACT is an institutional member of The Association for Early Childhood Education & Development (AECED)
  • ACT holds membership of European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education

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