Diploma Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

R2/143/4/0221 5/23 (A8330)
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Course Objectives

The SIDMA College Diploma in Early Childhood Education program is designed to provide students with the necessary creative skills and practical knowledge as a competent Early Childhood Educator. Students who have successfully completed this program will learn to understand how to attend to the needs of the children in their care and foster positive supportive relationship with their families, and learn how to develop positive professional relationship with the childcare institution, as well as the surrounding community.

Career Prospects

Teacher   •   Children's Event Organizer   •   Entrepreneur   •   Childcare Assistant   •   Childcare Owner   •   Children Book Writer   •   Storyteller •   Counsellor  •   Family Childcare Provider  •   Game Creater   •   Business Owner

Course Duration

  • 2.5 years (7 semesters)


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Entry Requirements

  • 3 credits at SPM/SPM(V) level, OR
  • Pass in SMA / SMU III (Indonesia) or High School Diploma (Philippines) or 3 passes at O-Level OR
  • Obtained a SIDMA Colege Certificate in Business Studies, OR
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government

Special Entry Requirements

  • Valid until year of 2018 ONLY.
  • 1 Credit in SPM with 5 (Five) years experience.
  • 2 Credit in SPM with 3 (Three) years experience.



  • Bahasa Kebangsaan or Skills Enhancement
  • Basic ICT
  • Children Growth & Development
  • Early Learning & Early Environment
  • Language Communication & Literacy
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Guiding Young Children
  • Music & Creative Movements
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour from Malaysia Perspectives
  • Health, Safety & Nutrition
  • Special Needs for Exceptional Children
  • Play in Early Childhood Education
  • Classroom English for Teachers

Year 2

  • Public Speaking or Khidmat Masyarakat
  • Observation & Assessment
  • Curriculum Planning & Development
  • Early Mathematics
  • Early Science
  • Pendidikan Kerohanian & Moral
  • Social Studies in Early Childhood Education
  • Creative Arts
  • Children Literature
  • Programme Planning & Development
  • Entrepreneurship Skills
  • Administration & Management in Early Childhood Education
  • Partnering with Families
  • Partnering with Communities
  • Quality of Early Childhood Education Teacher
  • Early Childhood Educator

Year 3

  • Practicum