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Child Psychology Skills

My Distance Learning College


Parents, teachers, nurses, indeed all of us, being exposed to young children at one time or another, can enrich both our social experience and that of children by understanding children and the developmental processes they experience.

This course would be of value to anyone who works or lives with children and an ideal course for teachers wanting to get some background information on the psychological understanding of the "Little people".

This course covers:

  • Introduction to some of the basic issues
  • Psychology of the newborn
  • States and senses of the infant
  • Theories of learning in infancy and early childhood
  • Emotions in early childhood
  • Cognitive development
  • Birth Language
  • Nature of intelligence
  • Social cognition: an introduction
  • Socialization
  • Moral development
  • Aggression and altruism
  • Sexuality and sex role identity


On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Child Psychology Skills Diploma

Child Psychology Skills Diploma issued by My Distance Learning College, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

NCFE Level 3 Child Psychology Skills Award

This Course leads to an NCFE Level 3 Award Certificate for successful learners. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland (in which case GCSE's are at levels 1 and 2 and A Levels are at level 3). In accrediting the program at level 3, NCFE attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 3 national qualification.

This award has been designed by My Distance Learning College to meet specific learners' or employers' requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning program has been scrutinized and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.


After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

course quick facts
course code DED9137
cost $363.00
estimated time to
complete course
144 Hours
course materials
365 Days