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ITI in Creche Management

ITI in Creche Management

ITI In Creche Management

Creche Management is a health related vocational Trade. The duration of the course is six months. The course is very important in health sector and being offered by many ITIs in the country. Creche Management trade explains students about the aspects related to the running of a Creche including start-up, management of the learning environment, and management of the staff. Trade is very good for students willing to serve humanity along with earning their livelihood. There are many jobs for them in various health related sectors such as hospitals, Creches and the like others.

Skills Required

  • Students should have good friendly nature as they have to deal with different types of characters as welcoming children and parents in the morning and settling the children to various play activities such as painting, drawing, toys, sand and water play, etc.
  • They should be good in behave like talking to and interacting with the children, keeping a watchful eye on the children’s behaviour, encouraging shy children to participate and maintaining discipline.
  • They should also know about organising and leading group activities such as singing, music, mime, role-play, number and word games, baking; and other activity areas like drawing my house, going shopping, making birthday cards and helping the children to understand and complete their tasks.


Trade Practical

  • Familiarisation with the Institute. Importance of equipments used in the trade. Type of work done by the trainee in the institute. Type of jobs made by the trainees in the trade. Introduction to safety equipment and their uses etc.
  • Identifying environmental hazardous articles. Personal Hygiene & Hygiene Environment, Concepts of environmental hazards:- Electrical, mechanical, fire, drugs, chemicals, sharp/pointed articles., Ensuring proper healthy environment. Maintaining health card. Managing children suffering from communicable diseases. Providing proper custodial care. Ensuing immunization in time.
  • Planning the programme for child stay in creche and Implementing the programme.
  • Planning meals for different age group. Making feeding schedule for different age group. Preparing, storing and serving food in proper time and manner. Informing parents about child’s nutritional needs. Developing desirable health practices among children.
  • Planning meals for different age group. Making feeding schedule for different age group. Preparing, storing and serving food in proper time and manner. Informing parents about child’s nutritional needs. Developing desirable health practices among children.
  • Organising specific activities for development of different senses. Providing experiences to children for development of various concepts and classification of skills. Organising activities for development of memory, thinking, reasoning problem solving. Identifying deviations from normal cognitive development. Providing appropriate compensatory enriched experiences for identified children.
  • Conducting free conversation with children. Inculcating sprit of enquiry and experimentation in the children. Identifying indigenous materials and utilizing them for improvising aids/apparatus for cognitive development. Observing children’s language acquisition and use. Encouraging children to talk among themselves during plays and other activities. Selecting appropriate stories and narrates them effectively. Selecting appropriate rhymes and teaches their recitation with expression. Preparing and use puppets. Organising and conducting language games. Use of creative drama and role play for language development. Communicating with children at their level. Responding verbally to infants in an appropriate way. Playing infant games with children. Pronounce correctly and speech fluently.
  • Ability to observe play pattern of children. Providing opportunities to children to express emotions in socially desirable behaviour like sharing, co-operation and helping. Providing sufficient physical contact to infants. Taking behavioural problems of children. Establishing and maintaining contact with Parents regarding behaviour of children.
  • Planning training according to the type and experience needed for each category of workers and methods of implementing them. Providing appropriate work experiences to the workers to work with infants. Ensuring that the workers incorporate their learning in day-to-day use. Inculcating sense of responsibility and emotional involvement amongst the worker. Identifying the gap in knowledge, skills and attitudes of workers and helpers. Checking the habits, manners and type of interaction of the workers with children, parents and co-workers.

Trade Theory

  • Importance of safety and general precautions observed in the Institute and in the section. Importance of the trade in the development of child. Recreational, medical facilities and other extracurricular activities of the Institute. Importance of keeping Display Board containing detailed information such as Doctor’s Name, Name of the Hospital (nearest Hospital), contact Phone No. Of Fire, Police, Hospital etc.
  • Personal Hygiene & Hygiene Environment, Concepts of environmental hazards & Concept of healthy environment
  • Developmental characteristics of different age group of children. Different activities for promoting the different areas of development. Source of different materials for the activities. Principles of programme planning (long term and Short term), timetable construction.
  • Basic Nutrition, Nutritional needs of children. Preparation and storage of food. Hygienic food and feeding practices, Health and hygienic needs of children.
  • Principle of child growth and development. Play and activities to facilitate normal growth and development. Factors affecting physical and motor development. Characteristics of children with special needs (physical and motor disabilities).
  • Importance of sensory development and training. Process and importance of concept formation. Development of some concepts like time, number, form, colour, shape, size, sound and rhythm, living and non-living. Development of cognitive abilities such as memory, thinking, reasoning and problem solving. Factors affecting cognitive development. Deviations from normal cognitive development.
  • Stages of language development. Development of language skills. Significance and relation between language and cognition. Speech defects in children. Reading and writing readiness. Importance of pronunciation in early childhood. Aids to promote language development.
  • Pattern and importance of social development. Importance of social play. Characteristics of children emotions. Common emotions of childhood and their importance in development. Emotional and behavioural problems in children. Development of self-dependant skills.
  • Different methods of training such as demonstration, discussion, practical work and use of pictorial materials. Institutional rules and regulations. Desirable and undesirable behaviour of workers (e.g. cleanliness interacts with parents, children and staff). Duties performed by crèche workers/helpers.
  • Visit to different creche (Optional).

Eligibility & Admissions

Passed 10th Class Examination under 10+2 System of Education

Higher Studies

  • Advanced Diploma in Child Guidance and Family Counselling.
  • Advanced Diploma in Child Psychology.
  • Advanced Diploma in Maternal and Child Health.
  • B.A. (Early Childhood Care and Education).

Job Prospects

  • Students can benefit from doing a course in Creche Management if they already working in a creche environment or if they like to open their own creche.
  • After passing the trade, students good at study can go for further higher studies such as Diploma/Bachelor Degree course for better qualification/career enhancement.

Creche Management Trade Job Types

  • Nursery Assistant.
  • Creche Coordinator.
  • Helper Ward Manager.
  • Childcare Tutor.
  • Creche Associate.
  • Lunch Time Assistant.

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