Child Psychology 6N2023 QQI Level 6 Module | Aspire Training

Child Psychology 6N2023


This online Child Psychology module is a 15 credit module which makes up part of the QQI Level 6 Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education.

Who should complete this Child Psychology course?

Teachers, childcare workers, youth workers, childcare supervisors and childcare managers.

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in psychological concepts, theory and practice relevant to the development of the Child.

On successful completion of this child psychology module, learners will be able to:

Child Psychology 6N2023

1 Research theories of development change and continuity in infancy, childhood and adolescence

2 Evaluate a range of factors influencing and impacting on the psychological development of the child

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 adolescent

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, 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.


Assignment 40%

Project 60%

Next Steps

Following completion of this module, you will be awarded a QQI Level 6 component certificate in Child Psychology (6N1945).

You will also have one of the 6 mandatory QQI Level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education modules completed.

Other learners also viewed these modules: Early Childhood Curriculum (6N1944),Supervision in Early Childhood Care (6N1973),Childhood Legal Social and Health Studies (6N1945), Child Development (6N1942) ,Work Experience (6N1946)  and Communications (6N1950).

Child Psychology is a qqi accredited course