PG Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education

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.

Course Overview

The PG Diploma in Early Years Care and Education program offered by Asian College of Teachers has been exclusively designed with an advanced curriculum on early Years education. A perfect course for aspiring teachers who are serious about starting their teaching career, and also suitable for those teaching professionals who want to upgrade themselves. This 15 month online self-paced program with its in-depth course material will allow you to get equipped to handle diverse classrooms across the world. With a practical approach to teaching and learning, you can now become proficient to use 21st century teaching effectively and launch your career both nationally and internationally.


ACT extends an opportunity to few more relevant teaching skills in the field of education with a range of specialized programs. To name a few Classroom Management, Grammar & Phonology, and Educational Management.

These specialization courses allow the trainees to expand their knowledge to ensure they have a broader comprehension of the teaching methods and techniques. Aspiring candidates 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 course
  • The minimum qualification requirement is a Bachelor degree
  • PG Diploma course in online mode is available at Rs 36,000 INR * (Inclusive of all taxes)
  • Meritorious students can opt for scholarship options upon consideration

Teaching and Learning Modes

  • The PG Diploma course can be availed in online and distance modes
  • The program lasts for a maximum of up to 15 months covering 240 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
  • Phase 9: Sensorial
  • Phase 10: Mathematics and Numbers in Montessori
  • Phase 11: Role of parents in Schooling
  • Phase 12: Curriculum – Infant and Toddler, Preschooler
  • Phase 13: Food
  • Phase 14: Sleep
  • Phase 16: Toilet Training
  • Phase 17: Hand washing: Importance and Techniques
  • Phase 18: Infrastructure and Initial Processing
  • Phase 19: Finances and Budgeting
  • Phase 20: The Educator
  • Phase 21: Assessment and Evaluation
  • Phase 22: Strategies for Differentiated Instructions

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

The importance of early Years care is of a great deal now in the educational industry. The rapid growth in the educational field has created a demand for efficient educators who are in sync with the modern world of teaching. The globally recognized PG Diploma certification form ACT enables trainees to expand their horizons beyond teaching young learners. You can become:

  • Preschool and Kindergarten teacher
  • Early childhood curriculum developer
  • Course coordination
  • Center coordinator at preschool/daycare
  • Consultant associate with preschools
  • Entrepreneurs planning to open their own 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 Q
  • uality 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)
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education
  • The prestigious Education Quality Accreditation Commission (EQAC) has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) that has met all the standards set by this Commission

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