Cert. in Early Childhood Education

DHI College of Health & Education is an institution established in Kumasi to provide affordable, high-quality childcare programmes for caregivers and facilitators of Early Childhood Education to argument the Government of Ghana effort in developing the human resource capacity of the country.


DHI College of Health & Education is to become the first choice center to produce quality and God-fearing professionals in Early Childhood Education through full time, part-time, distance and sandwich programmes.

Programme Description

The early childhood education care and development programme aims at:

  • Enable the Early childhood education to know the meaning, nature, principles and foundation of early childhood education.
  • Enabling early childhood educator understands the roles and functions of early childhood teachers in the context of the emerging trends in child development.
  • Exposing trainees to techniques of handing specific early childhood subject.

Target Group

The programme is intended for:

  • SHS certificate holders
  • Teachers certificate “A” holders
  • Social workers
  • All who desire to be trained in the education of children at the pre-school level

Job Prospects

Job opportunities are available in:

  • Early childhood education establishment
  • Establishing and/or managing early childhood care institutions
  • Social welfare operations
  • NGOs with particular interest in early childhood care and development

Why You Should Study At Dhi College Of Health And Education

  • Our programmes are accredited by National Accreditation Board (NAB)
  • We are affiliated to University of Education, Winneba

We have

  • State of the art lecture Halls
  • Well-stocked library
  • State of the art computer laboratory
  • Seasoned and well qualified lecturers
  • Flexible payments schemes for all students
  • Flexible study programmes: full time, part time sandwich and distance of our students
  • Lecturers who are friendly, caring and approachable

Entry Requirement

Early Childhood Development (ECD)

  • SSSCE/WASSCE with five {5} passes or equivalent (SSSCE: A-E WASSCE: A1-E8)
  • A distinction or credit in pre-school certificate from an accredited institution
  • Teachers certificate ‘A’
  • People with higher qualification can apply
  • Mature Candidates: applicants should be 25years and above and must pass of an entrance examination

Duration of Programme

12 months – 2 semesters
We have distance and sandwich programmes available