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Child Psychology - Level 3 Course

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Course summary
100 hours
250 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Child Pyschology Course - Level 3 Certificate Distance Learning Course, 100 hours of self study

This Child Psychology Level 3 Course is designed for anyone with an interest in expanding their knowledge of child psychology, as well as the theory and practice related to the development of children.

The distance learning training programme, which involves 100 hours of self study, will allow successful participants to achieve a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards. This means that they will have developed:

  • an overview of psychological approaches to child development
  • an awareness of how developmental psychology principles are applied to certain aspects of child education and care
  • an understanding of the different methodologies used in psychological enquiry & investigation
  • skills in the use of various different psychological approaches & methods

The course is paper-based and gives users access to a personal tutor that they can contact by mail or e-mail for a period of 12 months.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Child Psychology Level 3 Course is suitable for anyone looking to gain an understanding of child psychology and development.

There are no particular pre-requisites for admission to the course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On successful completion of this course students will receive a Child Psychology Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

Approximate Delivery Time

1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)

Course Format

Paper Based Materials

Training Course Content

The course includes the following 20 lessons:

  • The First Year of Life
  • The Formation of Attachments
  • Consequences of Breakdowns in Attachments
  • The Home, Family and School
  • Basic Principles of Research Methods
  • The Development of Visual Perception
  • The Development of Language and Communication
  • Intelligence and Intelligence Testing
  • The Nature/Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence
  • Data Collection and Interpretation
  • How Children Think
  • Learning Theory – How Behaviour is Acquired
  • Freud’s Psychodynamic Theory – An Alternative Approach
  • Moral Development
  • The Development of Gender Roles
  • Aggression in Children
  • Methods Used in Child Development Research
  • Play
  • Learning in School
  • Behaviour Modification

Expenses

The cost of the course is £250, which includes:

    • paper-based training materials
    • personal tutor support (12 months)
    • assessment & certification

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DH4 4SQ Newbottle, Houghton le Spring

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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 5 reviews

Jane Andrew
(5)
I really enjoyed the course, I was a bit worried about it being too hard but it was worded, that you could understand it. Easy to follow questions. I was used the folder for answering the questions, the internet and also my school environment. I am so glad I took the plunge to do the course. On each assignment I sent I had clear feed back for ea...
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Jane Andrew
(5)
I really enjoyed the course, I was a bit worried about it being too hard but it was worded, that you could understand it. Easy to follow questions. I was used the folder for answering the questions, the internet and also my school environment. I am so glad I took the plunge to do the course. On each assignment I sent I had clear feed back for ea...
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Elizabeth Bohannan
(5)
"On the whole I found the course to be well written. The exercises throughout provided ample opportunity to re-cap on what I was learning. I liked the fact that I could choose my own topic for the final essay."
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