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Introduction to Child Psychology

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This online short course is part of Warrington & Vale Royal College’s professional development suite. This course is designed to provide you with a brief introduction to theories and approaches to help you understand and support children’s lives. Whether you already work with children and young people or would like to secure a career in this field, this fascinating course will boost your skills and help you take the next step towards achieving your career goals.

Why should I choose the course?

This course is designed as a useful CPD tool for those already working with children and young people, or a taster for those aspiring to work with children and young people.

What will I learn?

On the course you will be introduced to:

  • What is child psychology
  • Using theories to understand development
  • Social- cultural aspects of development

How children shape their own development.

What will the course lead on to?

This course can lead on to a wide range of related courses at the college, allowing you to develop your skills and knowledge further.

Are there any links with industry and university?

The skills and knowledge acquired on this course are transferrable to a wide range of career and educational opportunities.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

For further information on student support please visit:

https://www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-support/

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you are expected to have an enthusiasm and interest in the area and in professional skill development.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no additional costs associated with the course.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
60
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Starts Aug 2022

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
60
16-18 Fee
Contact College

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