PSCI1020 – Certificate in Child Development

Gain insights into child behaviour

This certificate in child development is focused for people wanting to or already are working with children as well as anyone wanting to develop skills for a career in childcare. This certificate is comprised of the following courses – Certificate in Children’s Development & Nutrition, plus the Certificate in Child Psychology.

It helps parents and child care workers understand how they can provide an environment that nurtures a child’s development.

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Key Benefits

  • Extend your knowledge of child behaviour and child development.
  • Learn skills to help children grow and develop
  • Clear, in-depth information
  • Receive support via phone or email from our experienced tutors

Learn how children develop psychologically as they grow, and what factors (such as learning, parenting styles, reinforcement and genetic makeup) influence their behaviour and thinking. Anyone who lives or works with children will gain valuable insights into child behaviour.

This course is designed for

  • Parents wanting a greater understanding of their child’s behaviour
  • Anyone wanting to build or enhance their career in child care
  • Childcare worker

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Course Summary

Investment: €499 or only €25 per week on an interest free payment plan.


Assessments: Covering two comprehensive modules. A combination of multiple choice, short answers, essays, etc.


Delivery and support: Online with tutor support via email or phone.


Duration: 120 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete in 12 weeks.


Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months before you complete.

Who should study this?

  • Au Pairs
  • New Parents
  • Those looking to improve their child’s prospects
  • Those looking to work with children

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This course covers two comprehensive subjects

Children’s Development & Nutrition

  • PSCG230 – Child Development – Birth to Three Years
  • PSCG231 – Behaviour Management
  • PSCG232 – Introduction to Child Nutrition
  • PSCG233 – Nutrition in Pre-Pregnancy
  • PSCG234 – Nutrition in Pregnancy
  • PSCG235 – Nutrition in Infants
  • PSCG236 – Nutrition in Childhood
  • PSCG237 – Nutritional Concerns
  • PSCG238 – Healthy Eating Behaviour
  • PSCG239 – Issues with Obesity
  • PSCG240 – Diet Plans

Child Psychological Development

  • PSCG152 – Introduction to Child Psychology
  • PSCG214 – The newborn infant
  • PSCG204 – States and senses of the infant
  • PSCG157 – Learning
  • PSCG129 – Emotions and Socialisation
  • PSCG110 – Cognitive development
  • PSCG156 – Language development
  • PSCG148 – Intelligence
  • PSCG200 – Socialisation – Part A
  • PSCG169 – Morality
  • PSCG197 – Child Sexuality
  • PSCG201 – Socialisation – Part B

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