Course Description

Child Psychology ( 4 -18 Years) QQI Level 6 (6N2023)

Child Psychology ( 4 -18 Years) QQI Level 6 (6N2023) is a course run by Malahide Community School Adult Education, Dublin. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 12 weeks. Child Psychology ( 4 -18 Years) QQI Level 6 (6N2023) gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Advanced Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Child Psychology ( 4 -18 Years) QQI Level 6 (6N2023) at Malahide Community School Adult Education, please review the details below.


QQI Level 6 (6N2023)

Course Description:

This QQI Level 6 Child Psychology will give the learner the skills and knowledge in psychological theory, concepts and practice required to understand child psychology relevant  to childhood education and care settings.

This course is suitable for special needs assistants, childcare staff, teachers, nurses and parents working with children.

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

Course Assessment: Project 60% and Assignments 40%

Course Day & Time: Tuesday evenings 7.00 – 9.30pm

Start Date: 24/01/23

Cost: €285 (Payment Plan of 3 x €95)

Course Format: In class with tutor

Duration: 12 weeks –

Enrolment: You can enrol online through our website and clicking on the Easy Payments Plus button. Enrolment opens on the 1st of December at 10am

Tutor: Jacqueline Church

The Child Psychology ( 4 -18 Years) QQI Level 6 (6N2023) course at Malahide Community School Adult Education is listed in's national courses finder.
Training ProviderMalahide Community School Adult Education
Course LocationMalahide, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date24th January 2023
Course End Date18th April 2023
Course Duration12 weeks
Course TimeTuesday evening 7.00 - 9.30 pm
Course Fee285 (Payment Plan of 3 x €95 available)
Phone01 8460949
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