Child Development - Online Course

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What is the Child Development course?

For Early Years Practitioners, this CACHE endorsed learning programme is the ideal way to expand your knowledge of child development, and how you can apply this to your work in various childcare settings. The online modules are endorsed by a leading qualifications provider in the education sector, and can be taken as a standalone course or in addition to relevant childcare courses. On completion of this Child Development course, you will have a greater understanding of child development stages and how you can tailor your activities to suit each child’s needs.

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Child Development - Online Course

This CACHE endorsed learning programme is the ideal way to expand your knowledge of child development during the early years, and how you can apply this to your work in various childcare settings.

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Course Code EC112456
Course type Online Course
Course Access 1 Year
Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz)
Operating Systems Windows 7,Windows 8,Windows 10,iOS
Browsers Internet Explorer 8 or above,Google Chrome,Safari 8,Mozilla Firefox
Compatibility Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android

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Who is it for

Is the Child Development course right for me?

The Child Development online course is ideally suited to anyone working, or wanting to work, in early years education. It will widen your knowledge of developmental milestones and progress and other aspects of helping a child thrive outside the home.


What job could I get with Child Development certification?

The concepts and ideas featured in this course are focused on the early years of a child’s development, and encouraging and stimulating young children as they start to learn in a school or nursery setting. It's ideally suited to Childcare Practitioners who wish to further their knowledge, or students who wish to work with young children.

Why study with us

Why study the Child Development Course with e-Careers?

  • Revise and refresh your knowledge as you learn with a variety of activity sheets and quizzes.
  • Benefit from a wealth of recommended reading, which will help cement the core concepts covered in this course.
  • You’ll have access to technical support if you need it.
  • Study at your own pace.
  • Course access is for one year.
  • After you’ve successfully worked through the content in this course, you’ll be able to apply a brand new set of concepts and ideas to your existing or future early years position.

Course Details

What are the Child Development online modules?

The topics of study include:

  • When a child’s development begins
  • The natural and environmental influences on development
  • Five outcomes of Every Child Matters
  • Treating every child as an individual
  • Brain development in young children
  • Child development theories
  • Society and child development
  • The science of early childhood development.

What does the Child Development course cover?

  • Discover how nature and nurture can impact a child’s development, and how you can help unlock their potential.
  • Learn about how to use stimulation, exercise and enriching opportunity to help children under your care thrive in their Early Years education.
  • Find out how to best support children under your care, and help them reach their individual development milestones.
  • Learn how to recognise development patterns and when to act if a child’s progress is outside of the norm.
  • Examine the five outcomes of the ‘Every Child Matters’ former government initiative, which are: 1. Be healthy, 2. Be safe, 3. Enjoy and achieve, 4. Make a positive contribution, and 5. Achieve economic wellbeing. Find out how these match up to your pupils needs.
  • Consider the activities you could set up and run to help a child as they learn and develop.
  • Benefit from additional reading and links to articles relevant to brain development in children.

This learning programme is CACHE endorsed through Laser Learning, an official e-Careers partner.

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