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Early Years and Child Psychology QLS Level 3

Course Code

OSC1105

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Develop your knowledge of the essential topics in child development and child psychology in an early years environment with this Early Years and Child Psychology QLS Level 3 course!

  • This course is a great addition to your CV which will help you to begin your career in early years child care.
  • Study relevant topics that will provide you with the knowledge to work effectively in a child care environment, including the early years foundation stage.
  • Learn the essentials of child psychology to support you in your child care role.
  • Study this bundle course at your own pace from home.
Course overview

This Early Years and Child Psychology Level 3 course is a knowledge-based course that will allow you to develop your knowledge and understanding of how to care for, support, and develop children in an early years child care setting and a foundation of knowledge in child psychology to support your work. It is ideal for anyone working in an early years child care setting who wishes to expand their knowledge, or someone considering a career in child care.

During the early years section of this bundle course, you will learn how to develop positive relationships with a child, how to support a child’s learning and development, and how you can safeguard children within your role.

The child psychology section of your course will cover topics such as how children develop attachment and form relationships, the way in which their memory works to support their learning; and their emotional, social, and moral development.

Course Duration

Up to two years.

Course Outcome

You will receive a certificate of achievement in Early Years Level 3 from TQUK, and a certificate of achievement in Child Psychology QLS Level 3 from the Quality License Scheme.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Child Psychology QLS Level 3

Early Years Level 3

Extra info

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for anyone considering a career in early years child care who wishes to demonstrate their knowledge.

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course duration

You may start at any time and have two full years to complete your studies. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study method

This bundle course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress.

The study method you choose depends on your personal learning style. Your options are:

  • Study pack: if you choose the study pack option, you will be sent a set of printed course materials.
  • Study online: if you choose this option, you will be sent your login details to our online portal through which you will access your course materials digitally. You can access your course via a desktop/laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Course outcome

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will receive two certificates of achievement. You will receive a certificate of achievement in Child Psychology QLS Level 3 from the Quality License Scheme, as well as a learner unit summary which will list the components you have completed as part of your course. You will also receive an Early Years Level 3 certificate of achievement from Training Qualifications UK (TQUK).

Awarding Bodies

The Quality License Scheme

The child psychology section of this course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality course materials. The course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme who endorse high-quality, non-regulated provisions and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

The child psychology section of this course has been benchmarked at level three against level descriptors published by Ofqual to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

The Quality License Scheme’s endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

TQUK

The early years section of this course has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learner or employer requirements. The course has been endorsed by TQUK, meaning Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses they offer are to a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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

 

What next?

If after completing this course, you decide to pursue a career in child care and wish to become a qualified nursery nurse, we recommend studying our NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator) course.

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