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Certificate in Child Development

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Increase your understanding, learn & grow

Starting a child development certificate online is a great way to gather skills and information that could enhance your parenting experience. Discover basic child development from birth to three years, understand factors influencing child development and look at cognitive and language development stages. Explore how nutrition affects child growth and development, and behaviour and consider morality and sexuality as developmental stages. Learn ways to aid development with pregnancy and pre-pregnancy food choices and grasp the primary goals of behaviour management. Enrol now to increase your knowledge of child development psychology.

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Course Duration

6 Months Access 
| 120 Study Hours
Study at your own pace – students generally complete one module per-week. See our free course guide for detailed duration information.

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THE COURSE REALLY SPARKED A HUGE CONNECTION WITH ME FOR FURTHERING PSYCHOLOGY WHICH I NEVER KNEW I HAD!

‘The ability to study online and in my own time was really appealing.’ Amali says. ‘It enabled me to complete the course within just a few months which was great.’ This isn’t uncommon for our students, as self-paced truly means self-paced, and some students end up moving through their courses faster than the duration which we have on the websites.

COURSE BENEFITS

  • Discover theories on the stages of cognitive development
  • Learn about different types of play and how each is important
  • Examine differences between authoritative and authoritarian parenting styles
  • Develop knowledge around cognitive processes, memory & development
  • Learn to nurture your child in ways that grow your confidence
  • Study at your own place online – great for expectant or nursing parents
  • Learn skills to help children grow & develop in positive ways

COURSE CONTENTS

  1. Child Development – Birth to Three Years
  2. Behaviour Management
  3. Introduction to Child Nutrition
  4. Nutrition in Pre-Pregnancy
  5. Nutrition in Pregnancy
  6. Nutrition in Infants
  7. Nutrition in Childhood
  8. Nutritional Concerns
  9. Healthy Eating Behaviour
  10. Issues with Obesity
  11. Diet Plans
  1. Introduction to Child Psychology
  2. The newborn infant
  3. States and senses of the infant
  4. Learning
  5. Emotions and Socialisation
  6. Cognitive development
  7. Language development
  8. Intelligence
  9. Socialisation – Part A
  10. Morality
  11. Child Sexuality
  12. Socialisation – Part B

FREE membership to the International Association for Counselling

Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll receive a 12-month student membership to the International Association for Counselling. This membership includes a number of fantastic benefits: 

  • FREE 12-month student membership to the International Association for Counselling on completion
  • Access to thousands of counselling articles through the International Association for Counselling Journal
  • Interactive webinars and newsletters to keep you update to date with the latest industry trends
  • Connect with opportunities in the field of counselling
  • Gain contacts in the field and get access to networking opportunities
  • Counselling conference and events discounts
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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

Alternatively, you can enrol over the phone with our friendly student advisors – call 01 437 8559 or email info@careeracademy.ie

This course costs €399.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 120 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.