Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Mother’s Touch International Academy is the only Institute in the South Asian region to offer courses that are registered with the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and 1 in 7 worldwide, outside of Australia.

About Mother’s Touch International Academy

Mother’s Touch International Academy is a pioneer in Children’s Care and Education Training in Sri Lanka. The company was founded, in order to serve the needs of children and families by offering programs that blend Early Childhood Education and Children’s Care. Mother’s Touch achieves this through training dedicated and innovative individuals to look after children of all nationalities and ethnicities.
 All Mother’s Touch training programs are designed to international standards in current best practices in Early childhood education and care. We are the only Institute to have one of our courses registered and recognized by the Australian Care and Education Quality Authority (ACECQA), which is the federal governing and monitoring body for childcare in Australia, in the whole of Asia and one of seven outside of Australia. 
Our Lecturers are internationally trained and guided by a Masters holder in Education specializing in Early Childhood Education from the University of Monash, Australia. Our Lecturers hold theoretical qualifications and hands on experience in the field. Students have enjoyed the in depth programs that include real life practical education and care methods. 
Our study programs instill a sense of responsibility and passion for the work our graduates are to undertake, which is moulding the next generation!

Local Courses

(Registered TVEC) 

The Certificate in Early Learning will give you an introduction to what children’s services is all about and develop basic skills to care for children.

Some units of study:

  • Basic child development
  • Health and safety
  • Learning through play
  • Children’s nutrition
  • Caring for children

Course duration: 6 months

Entry requirement: G.C.E Ordinary Level

(Registered TVEC)

The Diploma in Early Childhood Development and Education is for the aspiring or already employed preschool teacher. It equips you with professional skills required to create and maintain positive development and learning skills in children.

Some units of study:

  • Development of literacy skills (language)
  • Development of numeracy skills (math’s)
  • Curriculum planning
  • Integrated approach in teaching
  • Creative development
  • Maintaining preschool administration
  • Legislative requirements

Course duration: 15 months

Entry requirements: 3 Advanced Level passes or Certificate in Early Learning

Australian Pathway

(Registered TVEC)

Equal to Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care (CHC30113).

Approved by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)


Graduates are eligible to work in childcare or open a family Daycare in Australia

Turn your passion for working with children into a career with the Foundation Certificate in Children’s Services.
The course covers the fundamentals of childhood development and caring for children. You’ll gain the skills and expertise to provide quality education for children in a range of environments. Through classroom learning and practical placements, you’ll learn to plan activities focused on children’s development. Completion of this course is the minimum requirement to work in the Early Childhood Education sector in Australia.

You will develop skills in:

  • Effective interaction and communication with children
  • Appropriate care for babies, toddlers and children
  • Nutrition
  • First aid, health and safety
  • Working legally and ethically

Course Duration – 6 months

Entry requirements:

IELTS 5.5 General or Academic

London or local AL’s or Certificate in Early Learning

(Registered TVEC) 

The diploma builds on foundational skills learned in the Foundation stage. Graduates will gain necessary skills to work in a managerial role in Childcare. 

 Graduates get one year exemption from Degree in Early Childhood Education at Excelsia College, Sydney, with eligibility for Permanent Residency in Australia.

You will develop skills in 

  • Fostering children’s holistic development 
  • Working in partnership with families to care for the child
  • Facilitating compliance to policies, rules and regulations 
  • Analysing information to plan learning 
  • Designing and implementing curriculum to foster learning

Course Duration 

12 months

Entry requirements:

IELTS 5.5 General or Academic 

Foundation Certificate in Children’s Services