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Certificate in Child Psychology Level 2
Course Level Level 2
Study Method Online
Course Duration 125 Hours
Start Date Ongoing
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
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Course Overview

Certificate Course in Child Psychology

Study online from any location worldwide, for the chance to earn a fully-accredited Level 2 Child Psychology Certificate!  Staff Training Solutions is proud to offer this exclusive Certificate Course in Child Psychology, ideal for anyone interested in working with children!  Enhance your CV and your employment prospects for life with an accredited Child Psychology Certificate, paving the way for the career of your dreams!  This accredited psychology course provides candidates with a comprehensive introduction to child psychology, along with an exploration of attachment theory, the consequences of attachment breakdowns, how children develop their unique personalities and so much more besides.  With enrolment open 365 days a year, there’s no better time to get started than right now - get started on your certificate course in psychology for distance learning today!

Why Study Child Psychology?

Child psychology is a fascinating field, which focuses on the development of children throughout a variety of developmental stages.  From infanthood through to adolescence and beyond, innumerable factors influence the people we become and the lives we go on to lead.  Those who work in child psychology provide essential support to families with children of all ages, contributing to their strong and healthy development.  An advanced understanding of child psychology can prove invaluable in any childcare setting whatsoever.  As demand for the services of talented professionals continues to grow worldwide, employment prospects for capable candidates are limitless in scope.

Course Syllabus

Our exclusive child psychology online programs are designed specifically for home study, with no deadlines or entry criteria to worry about.  Course content is distributed across four engaging modules as follows:

What is Child Psychology?

Candidates are first introduced to the concept of child psychology, examining the profession and the responsibilities of the qualified child psychologist.  A number of key childhood developmental stages are also discussed in-depth.

Bonding and attachment in children

The second course module focuses on attachment theory, discussing how and why children form attachments with those around them at different stages.  The benefits and potential challenges associated with these attachments are also explored.

Effects of breakdown in Attachment

Continuing the investigation of attachment theory, the following module shifts focus to the potential consequences of attachment breakdowns. Key subtopics covered include the effects of bereavement during childhood, how foster care can affect a child’s development and more.

Development of Children's Personality

The course concludes with a fascinating exploration of personality development in children.  Candidates learn how and why different children develop different personalities, exploring character development and associated challenges.

Career Path

An accredited Child Psychology Certificate can enhance and improve the career prospects of anyone interested in working in a childcare setting.  Whether already working with children or looking to secure your first professional position, this exclusive course could make all the difference.  Career prospects for qualified professionals are limitless in terms of both scope and earnings potential.  Entry-level positions typically paying around £20,000, with no upper-limits whatsoever for more advanced child psychologists and behavioural specialists.

Course Accreditation

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 Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) 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 2 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 Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa 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.

Who should take this course

Here at Staff Training Solutions, we work hard to ensure our courses are accessible, affordable and enjoyable.  This dynamic Child Psychology Certificate may prove of particular interest to:

  • Anyone working in a childcare setting
  • Jobseekers in pursuit of entry-level positions
  • Candidates considering higher-level studies upon completion
  • Parents, teachers, carers, nurses etc.
  • Anyone looking to enhance their employment prospects

Enrol today in just a few clicks and begin studying in your own time for a fully-accredited Level 2 Child Psychology Certificate! Or for more information, contact a member of the team at Staff Training Solutions any time.