About This Course
Studying our Child Psychology Level 3 course will help open your mind to how a child’s mind works. It will help you understand their development stages, teenage years and their wants and needs.
You will understand the importance of play in a child’s life, how they think and feel and development of their language, alongside social interaction.
Alongside this course, you will be provided with a self-study counselling course free of charge.
Unit 1: An introduction to child psychology
- Introduction to childhood
- A history of childhood education
- Branches of psychology
- History of psychology
- Alternate approaches to psychology
- Ways of researching
- Working with children
Unit 2: Cognitive development
- Language basics
- The stages of cognitive development
- Using language in child psychology
- Forming logic
- Steps in the perceptual process
- Piaget’s theory
- Socialisation in children
Unit 3: Relationships and attachment
- Versions of attachment
- Different types of attachment
- Disruption of attachment
- Nature and nurture
- Natural behaviour
- John Bowlby
- Early relationships
Unit 4: Cognition and memory
- Memory processes
- Short-term memory
- Long-term memory
- Memory and learning
- Stimulating memory
- How a child’s mind works
- A child’s perception
- Child psychology in context
Unit 5: Emotional changes
- Learning theories
- Cognitive priming
- Kohlberg’s perspective
- Stages and levels of moral development
- Eisenberg’s theory
- Developing emotions
Unit 6: Development into adolescence
- Adolescence theories
- Changes into adolescence
This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the course materials. These will need to be sent to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will supply you with helpful tips and feedback. No external examinations are required.
No prior knowledge or skills in child psychology is needed in order to enrol onto this course, making it ideal for those just starting out in this career field.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ) and a Learner Unit Summary (which details of all the units you have completed).
This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.
National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.
From the guidance of our personal tutors whose industry experience as a child psychologist can help to support and mentor your studies, to our comprehensive study guide and course materials; from day one we will go above and beyond to help you succeed in your studies.
You too can take advantage of the extensive knowledge base of our personal tutors and use their experiences to get all of your questions answered. Similarly, our student support team are readily available to lend you their advice and guidance as they help you to decipher your course materials and answer your questions.
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Frequently Asked Questions
This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:
- No interest charged on monthly payments
- No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from VAT, tutoring to certification
- Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+)
- We are rated 5/5 for our service on Trustpilot!
- Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
- We are open later than any other home learning provider
- As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work
- All courses are fully endorsed Ofqual regulated awarding bodies
- 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.
If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!
All students are provided with 12 months to complete their course, however you are able to complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!
There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to pay between 3-12 months depending on what you choose.
Unlike other providers, we do not charge interest and there are no credit checks or application forms to complete!
Finance is provided directly via Association of Learning. To meet the criteria you must be able to answer yes to the following:
- Your billing address is based in the UK
- You have a UK based bank account
- Bill payer must be 18 or above.
No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment is not up to scratch you can re-try as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.
No, all of our courses are distance learning which means your tutor will mark your work and send it back to you via email or by using our online portal.
Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).