Child Development OLQA (Level 3 Diploma)

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Child Development

OLQA (Level 3 Diploma)

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Child Development diploma. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning child Development is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 3 Child Development course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

This fully accredited OLQA Level 3 Diploma Course in Child Development is designed for people with an interest in the Psychology and Sociology of the early years and wo…

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Child Development

OLQA (Level 3 Diploma)

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Child Development diploma. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning child Development is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 3 Child Development course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

This fully accredited OLQA Level 3 Diploma Course in Child Development is designed for people with an interest in the Psychology and Sociology of the early years and would like to increase their knowledge or gain knowledge in this important field.

The Level 3 Course has both a practical and an applied component and delivers a wide syllabus of topics to provide the student with an introduction to the width and breadth of the subject area. The course will be of great benefit to those who are currently working with children or are wishing to learn more about children. Issues that impact upon raising children and the early years of development will be studied.

For those interested in pursuing a career in Social Care will find this course will provide essential background for the subject area and other child related discipline. There are eight graded Assessments within this Course and to encourage student led research students will also be asked to write a thesis on one of the topics studied in the Course.

Course Content

The course will contain the following topic areas:

Stages of pregnancy and birth

Early Years of development

The development of self

The social world of the child

Emotional development

Adolescence

Problems arising from development

The Family

The social construction of childhood

Physical development

Theoretical approaches to the development of childhood

The Psychological approach (including the main Psychological theorists; including Freud, Piaget, Darwin, Vygotsky)

Processes of accommodation, assimilation and equilibrium

The influences of Peers

Making friends and social networks

HOME STUDY SUPPORT

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

COURSE ASSESSMENT

100% of your marks are made up by way of a final exam.

When you have completed the programme, your tutor needs to verify that you have worked through all parts of any Workbooks, Activities and Exercises successfully.

Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, you will be awarded your diploma by OLQA as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.

COURSE DURATION

We recommended you spend approximately 400 hours of your time studying for the course name. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 8 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but  if you could spare 16 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Get started today, and you can earn your Level 3 OLQA Diploma in Child Development in as little as six months, or take up to two years, if you prefer – the choice is yours.

HOME STUDY COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course.  This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Child Development and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 24 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

COURSE FEES

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore any registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Child Development home study course is £456.25 (inc VAT), though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £365 (inc VAT) which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £91.25 and then 4 equal payments of £91.25 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

COURSE QUALIFICATION

OLQA Level 3 Child Development Diploma

This course leads to a Level 3 Diploma for successful learners. This means that it is 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 programme at level 3, OLQA attests that its learning outcomes are at an equivalent level to a level 3 national qualification.

Accreditation by OLQA is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by experienced educational professionals and is quality assured by OLQA.

POSSIBLE CAREER PATHS

Social Worker

Psychologist

Child Therapist

Nursery Nurse / Manager

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Child Development home study course and earn your diploma:

1. All textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.

2. A full range of student services, including:

Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)

Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)

NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)

Comprehensive Study Guide & Study Plan

Guide to Effective Study Techniques

How to approach exams without fear

3. An OLQA Quality Assured Level 3 Diploma upon course completion.

4. One year educational support by e-mail, post, fax or phone.

5. Free postage and packaging for UK mainland students.

FURTHER COURSE INFORMATION

If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.

For Windows:

Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

For Macintosh:

Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course.  We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.

This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.

WHAT TO DO NOW?

Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.

Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.

Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you.  A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.

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