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Child Psychology

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Course Summary

This 12-module course provides a comprehensive introduction to child psychology. It is suitable for anyone who would like to understand more about the way children think, develop and learn. Study topics include: prenatal development, perception and learning, emotional development, language and communication, and the influence of peers and friends. Also includes easy-to-learn overview of the theorists Erikson, Piaget and Vygotsky then distills their work to reveal how it relates to child care and children. Montessori, the need for carefully prepared classroom environments; Erikson, an approach to making children healthy and comfortable; Piaget, the knowledge of children's thought processes; and Vygotsky, the importance of teachers and peers in learning.

Who is the course for?

It is suitable for anyone who would like to understand more about the way children think, develop and learn. Provides an introduction to psychology. suitable for a wide range of child care employment opportunities as it covers the psychology components of social care, nursing, policing and other applied subjects. It is also a useful starting course for anyone embarking on a specialised psychology degree.

How does Distance Learning work?

We supply our students with approved course material and detailed instructions to complete assignments. The assignments are marked by a Tutor who will be assigned to you until you complete the course. No time limit! Contact is usually by email.

If you need to speak to someone about your course, Student Support Advisors are trained to answer the majority of questions that can arise

You compile a portfolio of evidence as per the instructions supplied.

Your Tutor will mark assignments promptly and give encouraging feedback. You will have the opportunity to re-submit your work if required.

Support is unlimited, by phone and email.

Phone support: 8.30 am until 8.30 pm Mon to Fri. Saturday 9.00 to 1.30 pm. At busy times, or outside of normal hours, students can leave a message. We always return calls promptly.

We do not believe in pressurising students, so we do not have time limits.


HLUK Diploma & HLUK Portfolio of evidence are approved for Public Liability Insurance. This system and our HLUK Qualification have been approved/accepted/proven for over 8 years! (We supply our Students with a choice of Insurance Companies) See more information about how and why HLUK system works, by looking at the sections about us, who we are etc. Listed to your right as you look at this page. 

Home Learn UK Diploma in Level 1 Child Psychology. Based on assignments which you keep in a portfolio as evidence of your knowledge and success. This course has been purchased directly by Social Services and Schools.

How long does the course last?

Approx 150 study hours plus assignments

What is the course syllabus ?

Module 1: What is Child Psychology?
Module 2: The Family and Home.
Module 3: Physical and Cognitive Development
Module 4: Social and Emotional Development
Module 5: How Children Learn
Module 6: Understanding Children's Problems 1
Module 7: Understanding Children's Problems 2
Module 8: Working with Individual Children
Module 9: Working with Families and Children
Module 10: Emotional Literacy in Children.
Module 11: Understanding the theoretical foundations of early childhood
Module 12: Final Assignment and portfolio building

What materials are supplied?

Includes all study materials, 2 textbooks, assignments. Guide to building a professional portfolio and full tutorial support and qualification based on assignments.

Ring Binder and Stationery included.

Unlimited support.

Complete advice on building a professional portfolio of evidence.

Issue of HLUK Insurance Approved Child Psychology Level 1 Diploma.

We use Paypal as a secure and safe way for you to pay. You do not need a Paypal Account. Pay with any credit or debit card. £10.80 will be added at checkout to cover professional packaging and safe secure delivery by courier. (Some courses may be sent Royal Mail recorded depending on weight)

If you would rather pay by phone, please call us on 01480 450114

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