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Certificate in Child Development

Gain insights into child behaviour

This certificate is focused for people wanting to or already are working with children as well as anyone wanting to develop skills for a career in childcare. This certificate is comprised of the following courses – Certificate in Children’s Development & Nutrition, plus the Certificate in Child Psychology.


It helps parents and child care workers understand how they can provide an environment that nurtures a child’s development.

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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.

Course Summary

Investment: $995 + GST or from only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan


Assessments: Covering two comprehensive modules. A combination of multiple choice, short answers, essays, etc


Delivery and support: Online with expert tutor support via email or phone


Start date:  Get instant access to your course


Duration: 230 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete in 20 weeks


Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 12 months before you complete

This course covers two modules

Children’s Development & Nutrition

  • Child Development – Birth to Three Years
  • Behaviour Management
  • Introduction to Child Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Pre-Pregnancy
  • Nutrition in Pregnancy
  • Nutrition in Infants
  • Nutrition in Childhood
  • Nutritional Concerns
  • Healthy Eating Behaviour
  • Issues with Obesity
  • Diet Plans

Child Psychology

  • Introduction to Child Psychology
  • The newborn infant
  • States and senses of the infant
  • Learning
  • Emotions and Socialisation
  • Cognitive development
  • Language development
  • Intelligence
  • Socialisation – Part A
  • Morality
  • Child Sexuality
  • Socialisation – Part B

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