- Tutors available online.
- Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
- Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.
This online Childcare course is an in-depth study of what qualities are needed to work in the field of childcare and investigates child development from pre-conception to seven years of age. The course deals with every aspect involving the best care of children by studying the child cognitive processes such as language and speech development, social skills, and behaviour. The psycho-social issues, together with other external influences on development are included in order to enhance understanding of the factors affecting behaviour. The developmental stages of anatomy and physiology for each body system are presented as chronological timeline, thus facilitating understanding of the changes that occur during the physical and mental development of children so that adults better understand the basic needs of children. In addition, learning through play and interactive educational concepts are examined. This helps the professional perform their work through a grounding of knowledge in the physiology and psychology of child development. A brief look at nature over nurture is embedded into discussions throughout the course.