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Child Psychology Level 3

Child Psychology Level 3 Course

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This course will take roughly 80 hours to complete.


A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain the confidence required within a certain subject without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

If you want to develop your knowledge of Child Psychology so that you can embark on a rewarding career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you. You will find this course particularly useful if you find children's behaviour fascinating and would like to gain more insight into their complex minds and emotions.

The Distance Learning Level 3 Child Psychology course will give you the skills needed to help children reach their full potential and become happy and balanced adults. Students will find this course perfect and most insightful, should they wish to gather knowledge about how a child’s mind works and why they behave and react to situations as they do.

This Child Psychology course will help to give you a much clearer knowledge of the importance of play in a child’s life, how children think and feel and how they develop in terms of language and social interaction.

What can you do with Child Psychology Level 3

You could find work helping children and young people overcome difficulties and further their educational and psychological development.

You could specialise further within your branch of psychology or take on a research project leading to a PhD qualification.

Alternatively, you could also look for work in childminding or a nursery.

With experience, you could become a key worker for one or more children. You'll monitor their progress and share information about their development with parents or carers.

As an experienced nursery worker you could specialise in working with children with learning difficulties, physical difficulties or mental health problems.

You could also progress to room leader, senior nursery worker or centre manager.

You could also study towards a higher education qualification in early years or child development. You could then move into management or early years teaching.

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Modules

Experimental method. Types of experiment, laboratory and field experiments; natural and quasi-experiments
Observational techniques
Self-report techniques
Correlations.

For the Child Psychology Level 3 course you will cover the following content:-

How can we define childhood?
Historical perspectives of childhood
Emergence of psychology
Psychoanalytical perspective
Behaviourism
Classical conditioning
Changing behaviour
The cognitive, physiological, scientific, humanistic and evolutionary approaches to psychology
Research methods in psychology
Child psychology tools
Attachment
Nature/nurture debate
Bowlby's theory
Innate programming
Different types of attachment
Disruption of attachment
The childs first relationship
Understanding language
Cognitive structure and input
Plurals, syntax and grammar
The relevance of language to child psychology
Cognition
Vision and cognitive development
Hearing and cognitive development
Perception
Piaget
Socialization
Social learning theory
Cognitive priming
Kohlberg's perspective
Eisenberg's perspective
Emotion and morality
Temperament and emotional development
Memory and memory processes
Short and long term memory
Models of memory
Prenatal memory and learning
From memory to mental activity
The organisation of children's minds
How children view others in their world
How does all this relate to child psychology?
Adolescence
Development
Having a sense of gender
Change

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this home study course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.

Support

You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Assessment

You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Awarding Organisation

ABC Awards - A leading national awarding organisation renowned for their excellent customer service & portfolio of high quality vocational qualifications.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by OSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means OSC have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.




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