EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION
Our Regional Training & Resources Centre (RTRC) is designed to provide training and certification in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE). This two-year programme instructs trainees about the psychological and cognitive needs of young children between the ages of 3 to 5 years and blends theoretical classroom courses with practical hands-on experience at an assigned pre-school.
The programme is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad & Tobago (ACTT) and carries matriculation status for entry to the UWI Bachelors of Education Degree.
Three (3) CAPE, CXC, or O’ Level subjects (including English and Mathematics).
Successful completion of an Aptitude Test and interview.
Recommendation from a past teacher, minister of religion or community leader.
Full-time, in-classroom study that includes Orientation and
Health, Safety and Family Life
Administration & Organization
Social & Environmental Studies
Parent, Community interaction
One (1) year teaching internship at an assigned SERVOL Preschool under the supervision of trained personnel.
A certificate in E.C.C.E. from the Ministry of Education/Servol is awarded at the end of two years to those who have successfully completed the programme and have passed the written and practical examinations.
Regional Training & Resource Centre
# 58A Pembroke Street
Port of Spain
(opposite Lord Harris Square)
Tel. 1 (868) 623-5308/627-9381