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Child Care and Child Psychology

Course Code: OSC1104
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Study Child Care and Child Psychology, from home!

  • Gain an insight into the different types of child care settings, such as nursery, pre-school, and child minding from home
  • Learn about the legal requirements of caring for children
  • Study the growth and development of babies and young children
  • Join one of the most fascinating areas of psychology, which is important for knowledge of social development, child care and education
  • Benefit from the real-life applications of child psychology in a wide range of careers and parenthood

This two-course bundle, which combines Level 3 Child Care and Level 3 Child Psychology, will cover all that you need to know to get started in the subjects.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!

These courses can be enrolled onto separately, but by enrolling onto this combination course you will receive a considerable discount.

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  •  Child Care

     Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: Healthy Living
    • What is a 'healthy lifestyle?'
    • Exercise
    • Healthy eating
    • Activities for young children
    • Wellbeing for children and their families
    Unit 2: Child Care at Home
    • Documentation required for a home child care business
    • Intellectual development
    • Supervision and travel to destinations away from the child care setting
    • Good health and safety practices indoors and outdoors
    Unit 3: Building Positive Relationships
    • Current legal requirements
    • Respecting and valuing individuality
    • How to deal with conflict
    Unit 4: Health Promotion and Development
    • Types of foods that should be avoided
    • Special dietary requirements
    • Childhood chronic diseases and how they can affect development
    • Government guidelines on food and nutrition
    Unit 5: Administrative Procedures Within the Child Care Setting
    • Data Protection Act
    • Keeping accurate and up-to-date information
    • Methods and systems for recording financial information
    • Tax and VAT
    • Storing data
    Unit 6: Development and Learning
    • Using ICT
    • Safety concerns
    • Literacy, language and communication
    • Numeracy, reasoning skills and problem-solving
    • Physical development
    • Personal, social and emotional development
    • Creative development
  •  Child Psychology

     Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: Defining Child Psychology
    • How can we define childhood?
    • Historical perspectives of childhood
    • Emergence of psychology
    • Psychoanalytical perspective
    • Behaviourism
    • Classical conditioning
    • Changing behaviour
    • The cognitive, physiological, scientific, humanistic and evolutionary approaches to psychology
    • Research methods in psychology
    • Child psychology tools
    Unit 2: Forming Relationships in Childhood
    • Attachment
    • Nature/nurture debate
    • Bowlby's theory
    • Innate programming
    • Different types of attachment
    • Disruption of attachment
    • The childs first relationship
    Unit 3: Perception, Cognition and Language
    • Understanding language
    • Cognitive structure and input
    • Plurals, syntax and grammar
    • The relevance of language to child psychology
    • Cognition
    • Vision and cognitive development
    • Hearing and cognitive development
    • Perception
    • Piaget
    • Socialization
    Unit 4: Emotional, Social and Moral Development
    • Social learning theory
    • Cognitive priming
    • Kohlberg's perspective
    • Eisenberg's perspective
    • Emotion and morality
    • Temperament and emotional development
    Unit 5: Children's Minds
    • Memory and memory processes
    • Short and long term memory
    • Models of memory
    • Prenatal memory and learning
    • From memory to mental activity
    • The organisation of children's minds
    • How children view others in their world
    • How does all this relate to child psychology?
    Unit 6: Moving Towards Adulthood
    • Adolescence
    • Development
    • Having a sense of gender
    • Change

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.

    Course Duration

    Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. This bundle will take you approximately 160 hours. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier. 

  • Study Method

    This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away! You can begin the course at any time.

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificates of Achievement in Child Psychology Level 3 by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The courses' depth and study have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

    You will receive a Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualification UK (TQUK) in Child Care Level 3.

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed by TQUK. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

Each assignment is marked by your tutor. Once all coursework has been completed successfully, you will be awarded your certificates proving your knowledge of the subjects.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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