Diploma In Early Childhood Education
3 years
RM 17,508
Full Time
Jan, Apr, Jun, Aug

There is probably no career more rewarding than working with young children and arguably no more important a role than the proper care and teaching of our most precious children.

As part of the National Key Economic Areas (NKEA), the Malaysian government now requires all childcare providers and pre-school teachers to meet minimum professional qualifications. ALFA College’s Diploma in ECE provides formal training in the study of ECE along with the academic qualifications now required of the profession.

The curriculum is designed to provide a strong foundation in the fundamentals of ECE.
The programme exposes students to have various schools of developmental understanding.
ALFA College administers internships through its partnership with R.E.A.L Kids and other kindergartens.


Entry Requirement:

SPM / UEC / O-Level or equivalent
Minimum 3 credits



Programme Structure


Year 1
Semester 1

  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • Creative Art Activities for Young Children
  • Malaysian Studies 2 / *Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2


Semester 2

  • Guiding Young Children
  • The Child, Family and Community Curriculum in ECE
  • Application of Technology Computer in ECE
  • Observation and Assessment in Young Children


Semester 3

  • Child, Growth and Development
  • Principles and Practices of Teaching Young Children
  • Diversity and Young Children
  • Basic Philosophy of ECE


Year 2


Semester 1

  • Foundation of ECE Research
  • Children with Special Needs
  • Creative Expression and Play


Semester 2

  • Science in ECE
  • Growth & Development of Human
  • Tender Care & Early Learning
  • Communicative English
  • Music Appreciation in ECE


Semester 3

  • Professional Skills of Preschool Teachers
  • Drama in ECE
  • Applications of Mathematics in ECE
  • Administration of ECE
  • Childhood Language and Multi-Literacy


Year 3

Semester 1

  • Community Service
  • Islamic Studies / Moral Studies
  • Emotional Management / **Bahasa Kebangsaan
  • Physical Education in ECE


Semester 2

  • Practicum
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children

*Compulsory subject to all International Students

**SPM Students without a credit in Bahasa Melayu will need to take Bahasa Kebangsaan as compulsory subject. Students with pass will than need to take Emotional Management subject.




  • Childcare Centre Manager
  • Children’s Event Organiser
  • Education Administrator
  • Early Childhood Coordinator
  • Preschool Teacher
  • School Counselor
  • Assistant Principal
  • Principal
  • Kindergarten Owner
  • Children’s Sport Development
  • Organizer & Advisor
  • Early Education Advisor
  • Children’s Event Organizer
  • Education Planner
  • Educational Games, Toys & Media Developer
  • Program Administrator / Coordinator
  • Administrative Executive
  • Therapy & Assessment Specialist


Alfa International College

CT-11 & CT-12, Corporate Tower, Subang Square,
Jalan SS15/4G, 47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.



Among the Foremost Private Colleges in Malaysia

Since its establishment in 1998, ALFA College has been recognized as one of the foremost design colleges in Malaysia. While staying true to its origins as a design academy, the College expanded its diploma offering to include Early Childhood Education (ECE) in 2010. ALFA College currently offers diploma and certificate programmes in:

Interior Architecture
Graphic Design
Multimedia Design
Fashion Entrepreneurship
Early Childhood Education (ECE)

LFA College Awarded ‘Tier 5 EXCELLENT’ Rating on MyQuest

ALFA College was awarded the ‘Tier 5 Excellent’ rating in the Overall College category of the Malaysian Quality Evaluation System for Private Colleges (or MyQUEST) for 2012/2013 by the Ministry of Education. The College was also recognized with a Tier 5 rating in two other categories — ‘Arts and Humanities’ for its Graphic Design and Multimedia programmes and ‘Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction’ for its Architecture and Interior Architecture programmes.

PTPTN, Bumiputera Financial Aid

For Diploma programmes, students can apply for up to RM 24,000 under the PTPTN Loan scheme. This service is currently available for local students in Malaysia.

Student loan available for Bumiputera students.

RM 24,000

PTPTN, Bumiputera Financial Aid

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