SKM in Early Childhood Care and Development Education


Programme Module

SKM (Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia or Malaysian Skills Certificate) in Early Childhood Care and Development Education is a programme that gives you an alternative pathway leading to either Diploma in Early Childhood Education or Diploma in Special Education (Early Years). Through this programme, you will develop a fundamental understanding of the various aspects of early childhood education, especially in honing practical skills for various aspects of daily childcare and hands-on support requirements for childcare centres.







Programme Structure

Early Childhood Daily Routine Care

  • Child Receiving
  • Child Grooming
  • Child Meals Preparation
  • Early Childhood Routine Activities Care
  • Sleeping & Resting Activities
  • Child Returning

Early Childhood Education and Development

  • Personality, Socio-emotion and Spiritual Development
  • Physical and Psychomotor Development
  • Initial Mathematical Skills and Logical Thinking Development
  • Senses and Understanding of Environment Development
  • Language, Communication and Early Literacy Development
  • Creative and Aesthetic Development
  • Balance Diet Planning and Preparation Activities
  • Early Childhood Special Needs Integration
  • Early Childhood PERMATA Curriculum Implementation

Early Childhood Behaviour and Social Value Instilment

  • Good Behaviour Instilment Activities
  • Social Value Instilment Activities
  • Self-Care Skills Activities
  • Patriotism Instilment Activities
  • Religion and Morale Instilment Activities

ECCD Centre Operation Support

  • Prepare Education and Development Area
  • Prepare Low Cost Learning Material
  • Handle Transit Children
  • Handle Neglected and Abuse Child
  • Handle Baby and Children Safety Requirements
  • Coordinate Parent and Community Involving Activities

First Aid Administration

  • Injuries Assessment
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Procedure
  • Immobilisation of Injured Area
  • Rest Ice Compression Elevation (RICE) Treatment
  • Administer Open Wound Treatment
  • Injuries Referral

Entry Requirements

  • Malaysian
  • 17 years old & above (with or without SPM)

Study Mode

  • Weekdays

Financial Options

  • PTPK Loan
  • EPF Withdrawal
  • Installment Payment

Career Path

This SKM programme can assist you in the following careers:

  • Author of Children’s Books
  • Au Pair
  • Art Instructor
  • Children’s Television Broadcaster
  • Curriculum Developer / Trainer
  • Consultant
  • Journalist
  • Lecturer
  • Nutritionist
  • Parenting Coach
  • Product Developer
  • Experimental Coach
  • Event Manager
  • Educator / Instructor
  • Children Entertainer
  • Instructional Designer
  • Researcher
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher / Principal
  • Voice Talent

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