Certificate in Child Psychology - PSCN1001

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Learn how children develop psychologically and how to influence their behaviour.

Understand how a child’s cognitive abilities develop and gain insights into their emotional and social behaviour. This online course helps parents and child care workers understand how they can provide an environment that nurtures a child’s development.

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Which course is right for you?

Key benefits:

  • Extend your knowledge of child behaviour
  • Understand children's learning and development
  • Learn skills to help children grow and develop
  • Clear, in-depth information
  • Receive support via phone or email from our experienced tutors

Learn how children develop psychologically as they grow, and what factors (such as learning, parenting styles, reinforcement and genetic makeup) influence their behaviour and thinking. Anyone who lives or works with children will gain valuable insights into child behaviour.

This course is designed for

  • Parents wanting a greater understanding of their child's behaviour
  • Anyone wanting to build or enhance their career in child care

Career Opportunities

  • Childcare Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Psychologist
  • Doctor
  • Community Service Worker
  • Teacher
  • Social Worker

We donate when you complete!

Youthline LogoWe donate to Youthline every time one of our students completes a child psychology/counselling course. We fully support Youthline in the important work they do with New Zealand kids. "Youthline has been changing the lives of young New Zealanders since 1970 through youth help and personal development programmes. Youthline is a Youth development organisation which has developed a unique, community based approach to the development of people and the delivery of services. Youth development is about being connected, having quality relationships, fostering participation and being able to access good information."

Course summary

Investment: $495 + GST or only $25 per week on a payment plan

Assessments: 10 modules / 10 assignments

Duration: 100 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.

Course Level: 4

Start your career here!

Speedy Rhino are a premium nanny placement and maternity support specialist. They offer professional services for busy parents across Auckland whilst also offering gift hampers for new parents all across NZ. We have partnered with Speedy Rhino who are actively hiring our students, get qualified and take a step towards a rewarding career working with children!

This course covers 12 modules

PSCG152 - Introduction to Child Psychology
PSCG214 - The Newborn Infant
PSCG204 - States and Senses of the Infant
PSCG157 - Learning
PSCG129 - Emotions and Socialisation
PSCG110 - Cognitive Development
PSCG156 - Language Development
PSCG148 - Intelligence
PSCG200 - Socialisation - Part A
PSCG169 - Morality
PSCG197 - Child Sexuality
PSCG201 - Socialisation - Part B

Accredited by ICOES

ICOES, the International Council for Online Educational Standards guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation. ICOES is the accrediting body that establishes, monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching institutions.

What our students say

★★★★★ "This course went beyond meeting my expectations. It was clear and easy to follow." - Loren Mohai

★★★★★ "It was my dream to be an early childhood educator and the career academy made it possible." Sazia Hassan

Tamara - tutor

Tamara has always enjoyed helping people to achieve their goals. She has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Auckland, double majoring in Psychology and Neuroscience; and she is planning on pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology.

Tara - tutor

Tara is originally from Ireland, but has been living in Australia and New Zealand for the last few years. She has a Bachelor of Science with Honours from Liverpool John Moores University School of Law. She specialised in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice, and volunteered with domestic violence charities back in Ireland.