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Child Development

Child Development


The course provides you with an understanding of a child’s growth and development from birth up to 8 years-old. You will consider theories and models of development and how they can be applied to childcare practice, as well as the factors which influence a child’s development. You will study the physical development and care needs of children and approaches to their healthy development. In addition, you will also be required to complete a 50-hour work placement in a relevant childcare setting.

Possible Careers

Play therapist, Teaching Assistant, Youth Worker, Learning Mentor, Family Support Worker, Social Worker, SEN Teacher, Early Years Teacher, Nurse, Nursery Worker.


Our students say:

"Each lesson is varied and engaging. I have learnt so much since starting."

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