Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCEd)

The Diploma in Early Childhood care and education takes you into the heartwarming world of children from 0 to 8 years of age, dedicated to nurturing minds and fostering lifelong learning. Through a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge, trainees are handheld through a guided journey into the world of children through their formative years. Embrace knowledge paired with empathy and the boundless scope of creativity as you prepare to embark on a fulfilling career shaping the future generation. With personalized support and mentorship, you’ll evolve as a compassionate care giver to children, ready to create lasting memories and make a positive difference in their lives. 

Detailed Course Information

What are the aims and objectives of the course?
  • The Diploma in Early Child Care and Education aims to foster the holistic development of children by providing teachers with an understanding of physical, cognitive, emotional, and social aspects of child development. 
  • It includes cultivating an environment where learning is child-centered, encouraging exploration, creativity and critical thinking among young learners. 
  • The course intends to train teachers in creating inclusive classrooms where all children, regardless of background or ability, feel valued and supported in their learning journey. 
  • The ECCE course also encourages aspiring and existing educators to delve into a sustainable and a fulfilling career journey. 
  • This teacher training institute in Mumbai understands the priorities of a parent, a home maker or a professional who can continue with their career and without compromising on any other commitment. 
Am I eligible for the course?
You can do this course if you are a… 
  • Graduate in any discipline 
  • Budding Edupreneur who runs or intends to start their own preschool 
  • College Going Student who aspire to be excellent educators 
  • Teacher who need to supplement her practical knowledge with relevant theory that helps them understand the mechanics of their job better. 
  • Homemaker who desires to enhance her parenting skills
  • Mid-Career Professional seeking a change in profession 
By when can I complete the course?

The course takes 9 months to complete. 

What is the frequency of the sessions?

The ECCEd course runs thrice a week for regular batches and once a week for weekend batches. 

What would be the mode of learning?

You can take live online or offline mode. 

Can you walk me through the content?
T1 –

Introduction to Early ChildCare and developmental domains

P1 –

Stories, Rhymes, and Puppets

T2 –

Application of various theories in the current education framework

P2 –

Readiness Journal + Worksheets

T3 –

Planning, Assessment, and Maintaining records

P3 –

Teaching Aids

T4 –

Nutrition, Health, and Safety

P4 –


T5 –

Behavioural and Learning difficulties in children

P5 –

Internship / Presentation skills

What career path can I follow?
  • Teacher in preschool/primary (till grade 2) 
  • Edupreneur 
  • Day care facilitator 
  • Academic Coordinator 
  • Curriculum planner 
  • Educational manager 
  • Academic Consultant 
What would be the investment for the course?


Do you offer any discounts?
We provide concessions for buddies and on multi courses plans and lumpsum payments
To know more, you can talk to our admission counsellor on +91 8928197250

Opportunity to Nurture Young Minds with a Diploma in ECCEd

The early years of a child’s life are important for developing various aspects. The skills and knowledge they acquire during these years create a foundation for cognitive, social, and emotional well-being. Early child care and education professionals shape these young minds during the formative years.

As much as the importance of early childhood education is increasing, so is the need for ECCEd professionals equipped with the right knowledge and skills to nurture young minds. National Academy, one of the renowned institutes that provides a range of Pre-School teacher training courses in Mumbai, offers a Diploma in Early Child Care and Education. This ECCEd course is designed specifically for graduates and other aspiring individuals to create a positive impact in this rewarding field.

Why Choose a Career in ECCEd?

You Love Being Around Children

Individuals who have a natural affinity for children and are willing to make a lasting impact, then ECCE course is the right choice. The experience of teaching and watching children learn, explore, and grow is enriching and brings immense satisfaction.

Rewarding Career to Make a Difference

A career in early childhood care and education allows you to witness the magic of childhood firsthand. As an educator or ECCEd professional, you will shape young minds, promote a love for learning, and prepare children for future success.  The impact you make on a child’s life can be truly profound.

New Day, New Challenges

For individuals who love challenges, the world of early childhood care and education brings new experiences and challenges every day. You will engage with children through creative activities, navigate social dynamics, and celebrate milestones. The profession is dynamic and requires flexibility and a passion for learning alongside your students.

In-demand Skill Set

The ECCE course equips individuals with a valuable skill set that will stay in demand in the future as well. By adapting themselves to the newest teaching techniques, individuals can create a great career. By enrolling in the ECCEd course online or offline, aspiring individuals gain skills such as creating a learning environment, encouraging creativity, curriculum planning, effective communication techniques, and many more.

Numerous Career Choices

Pursuing a diploma in early childhood care and education opens a variety of career paths. Individuals can work as preschool teachers, daycare providers, or educational assistants. With proper expertise and experience, you can pursue roles in curriculum development, administration, or early intervention programs.

Advantages of National Academy's Diploma in ECCEd for Graduates

Lectures From Experienced Faculty

Our ECCEd course online and offline, are led by seasoned educators with extensive experience in early childhood care and education. With their expertise, they ensure that you receive complete guidance on theoretical knowledge and practical skills to nurture young minds.

Gain Practical Experience

The diploma in early childhood care and education offers more than just theoretical knowledge. With practical assignments and simulated demonstrations, individuals gain hands-on skills that are necessary to create engaging learning environments and effectively manage young children.

Theoretical Knowledge

The curriculum at National Academy for diploma in ECCEd focuses on the science of child development. It covers topics such as cognitive growth, social-emotional learning, and language acquisition.  This theoretical knowledge empowers you to understand and cater to the different needs of the children.

Flexible Learning Options

We understand that many aspiring individuals might have busy schedules, hence we provide online ECCE  course  in Mumbai. It offers the flexibility to learn and educate at your own pace and convenience while managing other commitments, tasks and studies.

Placement assistance after the course

We understand the importance of career opportunities after course completion. Thus, we offer placement assistance to help you secure a rewarding position in early childhood care and education.

Enroll in the ECCEd Course at National Academy and Make a Difference

Are you ready to begin a journey of nurturing young minds? By enrolling in National Academy’s Diploma in Early Child Care and Education, equip yourself with the right set of skills and knowledge that will help you to create your mark in this rewarding field.  

Contact us today for enquiries or admission procedure!  

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