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Gain a deeper understanding into the minds of young people and a platform from which to progress your career with the EDI Diploma in Child Psychology online course.

Who is it for? Adult learners seeking an introduction to child psychology
Qualification: EDI Diploma in Child Psychology
Location: Distance Learning
Start date: Ongoing
Duration: 120 recommended study hours - one years' tutorial support

Understanding child behaviour with the EDI Diploma in Child Psychology course

Child psychology training courses focus on the unique behaviour of young people, from birth to adolescence. This Child Psychology EDI diploma course will introduce you to the factors that matter most in shaping a child's personality and behaviour. Among other things, you'll learn how children build relationships, acquire behaviour and develop moral judgment. You'll also study in more depth the importance of play, the development of language and the biological basis of aggression.

Online child psychology courses

Child Psychology online training courses allow you to study at home to gain a qualification that could underpin a career in childcare or social services.

Although the EDI Child Psychology Diploma course does not qualify you to work unsupervised in a childcare setting, it does provide you with the essential theoretical knowledge that will enhance your ability to support child development in general.

Whether you're a parent, teaching assistant, nursery assistant or child minder, this course offers useful insights that will enhance your ability to predict and manage the behaviour of young people in your care.

Child psychology online courses look at the child as an individual and the major developmental issues they will face through the early years of their life, including: how children think, the formation of attachments, the development of communication, moral and behavioural modification and the impact of home, family and school.

View a short selection of our Course Content and Sample Materials for the EDI Child Psychology Diploma.

Course Snapshot

  • Level 3 qualification
  • Endorsed by EDI
  • No prior experience or qualifications required
  • One book containing two modules and three assignments – this course is assessed via coursework meaning there is no final exam
  • Approximately 120 recommended study hours – as this is a distance learning course you are in complete control over how much time you commit to your studies each week
  • Flexible payment options
  • It is essential that you have regular access to a computer with Internet connection.

What is included?

  • One year's unlimited tutorial support
  • Bespoke course materials written by industry experts
  • 24 hour access to the Home Learning College Virtual Learning Community – the UK’s biggest online campus
  • Free Career Management Centre services
  • Optional NUS card - the definitive student discount card with a range of exclusive discounts.

This is a foundation course aimed at students who are either new to the early learning sector or already work with children outside the EYFS framework and wish to add to their continuous professional development.

Before you enrol on a Home Learning College course, please ensure that you have read and understood the pre-requirements below:

  • You have a valid UK address (students outside the UK will receive an additional postage charge)
  • You are over the age of 18 or have a third party payee for any financial agreement.
  • You have a solid grasp of the English language (if English is not your first language, evidence of ETLTS 5.5 or higher is required)
  • You have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period.
  • You have basic PC skills in order to navigate our Virtual Learning Campus.
  • You are fully committed to your studies.

Did you know that one of the most common challenges people face in pursuing education is the cost?

That is why Home Learning College has developed the most flexible payment terms of any other UK distance learning provider. You can pay in full immediately or split your course fees over three installments at no extra charge. Alternatively you can apply for our 12 months payment plans*. Speak to one of our Course Advisors for further details.

*Any Credit Agreement you enter into will be governed by Oakbrook Finances Terms and Conditions, as provided to you by Oakbrook.

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