Fast track your career in child psychology and gain the skills and accreditation to become a qualified child psychologist with the Child Psychology Level 3 course. This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – an organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.
In this course, you will familiarise with the role and day-to-day duties of a child psychologist, and theoretical approaches for treating children who are suffering from grief, depression, stress and severe learning disabilities. You will learn about the social and emotional impacts of child development, and the important role genetics play in their physical and mental development.
This course explores the cognitive changes in children and how to work with children in a variety of professional settings. On successful completion, learners will have the practical knowledge and skills to kickstart their career and apply their newfound skills in the real world.
- Kickstart your career with a recognised qualification in child psychology
- Understand the different factors that influence a child’s development
- Explore a wide range of cognitive child development theories
- Learn about the different theoretical approaches to child psychology
- Develop your understanding of learning difficulties, disabilities & mental health disorders in children
- Broaden your understanding of the role and responsibilities of a child psychologist
- Discover tips and techniques for building self-esteem, trust and confidence in your clients
- Understand the basics of communication and language development in children
Who is This Course for?
This introductory child psychology course is ideal for those who wish to gain practical knowledge and skills to kickstart a career in child psychology. It is an entry-level course that requires no previous experience and can be studied part-time or full-time.
- This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
- Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
On successful completion, learners will be able to progress to the Level 3 course and will be equipped with the skills to fast track their career and work in a wide range of professional settings. Career opportunities in this field include:
- Child Psychologist
- Child Psychotherapist
- Educational Psychologist
- Child & Adolescent Mental Health Practitioner
- Youth Development Outreach Worker
|Module 01: Basics of Child Psychology|
|What is Child Psychology?||00:20:00|
|Defining Children and Childhood||00:30:00|
|Assessment Module 01|
|Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 02: Child Development Theories|
|Personality (Psychosocial) Development Theories||00:20:00|
|Growth & Development Theories||00:15:00|
|Cognitive (Intellectual) Development Theories||00:30:00|
|Social Learning Theories||00:30:00|
|Moral Reasoning Theories||00:30:00|
|Assessment Module 02|
|Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 03: Factors That Influence Development|
|Genetic Influences in Development||00:30:00|
|Influence of Attachment||00:20:00|
|Influence of Gender||00:30:00|
|Nutrition and Child Development||00:45:00|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 04: Different Types of Child Development|
|Social and Emotional Development||00:30:00|
|Moral and Ethical Development||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 04|
|Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 05: Communication and Language Development|
|Promoting Communication Development||00:20:00|
|The Development of Language||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 05|
|Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 06: Difficulties, Disabilities and Disorders|
|Difficulties in language development||00:05:00|
|Phases of Grief||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 06|
|Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 07: Caring Children With Special Needs|
|Caring for Children with Feeding and Communication Differences||00:10:00|
|Caring for Children with Mobility Differences||00:05:00|
|Caring for The Child with Special Social and Emotional Needs||00:10:00|
|How to Care for Children with Complex Needs?||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 07|
|Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 08: Understanding the Role of a Child Psychologist|
|High Intelligence & School Psychology||00:05:00|
|Roles and Responsibilities of an Educational Psychologist||00:05:00|
|Assessment Module 08|
|Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 09: Self Esteem & Confidence|
|Why self-esteem matters and How to Nurture it?||00:05:00|
|Assessment Module 09|
|Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 10: Child Psychology - Applied|
|What is ‘Child Psychology’?||00:08:00|
|The Role of Child Psychologist||00:06:00|
|Where do Child Psychologists Work||00:07:00|
|Assessment Module 10|
|Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Module 11: Child Psychology - Theoretical Approach|
|Why do we need to learn theories?||00:08:00|
|Developmental Theories: What we are born with||00:09:00|
|Assessment Module 11|
|Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Child Psychology Level 3||00:10:00|
|Recommended Reading – Child Psychology Level 3||1 week|