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Child Psychology Certificate Level 1
Course Level Level 1
Study Method Online
Course Duration 80 Hours
Start Date Ongoing
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
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Course Overview

Study Child Psychology Online

Interested in a fulfilling and rewarding career in childcare?  Looking for a flexible, enjoyable and affordable course that suits your lifestyle?  Study child psychology online with Staff Training Solutions and your dream career starts right here, right now!  Study in your own time and at your own pace, for the opportunity to earn a fully-accredited Level 1 Child Psychology Certificate online!  Pick up the skills, knowledge and confidence to thrive in any childcare setting in the location of your choosing worldwide!  This dynamic distance psychology course provides an entry-level introduction, to the fascinating field of child psychology.  Aimed at newcomers to the subject, course content incorporates an overview of the profession, an exploration of attachment theory, the potential consequences of attachment breakdowns and so much more besides.  Enrol today and begin working towards a more successful tomorrow!

Why Study Child Psychology?

Qualified childcare specialists enjoy uniquely rewarding and fulfilling careers.  To study child psychology is to gain a deeper understanding of how a child’s mind works.  Ultimately, child psychology is studied to assist with the capable and consistent nurturing of strong and healthy development in children.  From birth right through to adolescence, child psychologists contribute directly to the health, happiness and wellbeing of those they work with.  Along with complete job security and fulfilment for life, child psychology can be a surprisingly lucrative field.

Course Syllabus

This dynamic distance learning program has been created exclusively for home study, with complete tutor support provided from start to finish.  The teachings of the course are delivered across three intensive modules as follows:

What is Child Psychology?

The first module provides candidates with a broad overview of child psychology, incorporating an exploration of the child psychologist’s responsibilities and their important contribution to a child’s development.

Bonding and Attachments in Children

Course module two focuses on bonding and attachments in children, investigating how and why children bond with those around them as they grow and develop.  Potential issues that can affect and influence attachments are also discussed.

Effects of breakdown in Attachment

The course concludes with an exploration of the consequences of attachment breakdowns in various stages of childhood.  Candidates explore the effects foster care can have on a child’s development, bereavement during childhood and more.

Career Path

Qualified child psychologists and childcare professionals have the freedom to pursue countless careers in almost any location worldwide.  Anyone with an interest in working directly with children could benefit enormously from an accredited Child Psychology Certificate.  In addition, this Level 1 Certificate in Child Psychology can help lay a strong foundation for more advanced studies at a higher level.  The average entry-level salary in the field of child psychology is around £20,000.

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 1 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

Our courses are open to ambitious candidates worldwide, with no specific entry criteria to worry about. This Level 1 Certificate in Child Psychology may prove particularly useful for:

  • Candidates planning to continue their studies at a higher level
  • Anyone looking to explore child psychology for the first time
  • Existing childcare workers looking to improve their knowledge
  • Jobseekers interested in entry-level childcare positions
  • Anyone looking to enhance their CV and employment prospects

Whatever it takes to help you realise your hidden potential, we’re here to make it happen!  Enrol today, or contact a member of the team at Staff Training Solutions for more information.