Remote learning, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 26 September 2023 for 12 weeks. €250*

Child Psychology

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in psychological concepts, theory and practice relevant to the development of the Child.

Online Classes

Enrolment Open
Nights Tuesday
Times 18:30 to 21:30
Duration 12 Weeks
Starting Tuesday, 26 September 2023
Location Remote learning
Live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, study notes and course materials online on Moodle.
How do online classes work?
Price €250.00
*€240.00 with online discount, €175 for Social Welfare/PUP,  and, FREE on the Training Support Grant.
Deadline Enrol online before Monday, 18 September 2023


QQI 6N2023

Learning Outcomes

  • Research theories of development change and continuity in infancy, childhood and adolescence
  •  Evaluate a range of factors influencing and impacting on the psychological development of the child 
  • Appraise different theoretical models of child and adolescent development 
  • Assess the importance of transitions in influencing a sense of self 
  • Analyse different scientific methods and their application  in relation to child behaviour and child development 
  • Critically evaluate how the role of social, biological, cultural and historical perspectives affect the development of children and adolescent 
  • Assessment General Information Explore the development of gender consciousness and its impact on self-identity people in children and young people
  • Use empirical research in acquiring knowledge, informing best practice and constructing scientific knowledge in a specific child development, education and or care context 
  • Analyse the implications of  own attitudes, values, beliefs and assumptions in relation to issues of relevant policies and best practice 
  • Identify personal learning goals and assist others in identifying learning and personal development goals.

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.

Grant Funding

Courses can be free for Social Welfare or PUP recipients with the Training Support Grant (up to €1,000 per year).

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