Child Psychology Level 6

Type of Course
NFQ Level
Start Date


Course Duration

11 Weeks

Course Fees
€895.00 (Part-Time)

How to Apply

Is for individuals who are…

Interested in achieving the QQI Child Psychology Level 6 that will provide you with an introduction to child psychology and develop an understanding of the factors that influence and impact on a child’s psychological development.

Looking for…

A Qualification that will equip the student with the insights and strategies required for work in a professional childcare and adolescent setting. Ideal for childcare facility owners, managers, supervisors, and individuals already involved in or new to childcare.

To Become...

A Care Assistant
A Qualified Nurse
A Social Care Professional
A Community Leader

Build Your Path To Success

01. Achieve The Child Psychology Award

Dorset College is Accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.

02. Make Things Happen

Maximize your career potential as you grow in confidence gaining an understanding of theories of developmental change and continuity in infancy, childhood, and adolescence. It will provide you with the skills and knowledge to make an informed decision regarding your career.

03. Our Team Of Teachers

Learn from highly qualified and experienced Teachers who will support and prepare you for the real-life knowledge, skills and required to work or study in this field.

04. Knowledge and Experience

Enrich your learning experience in a diverse learning environment. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with teachers who support, mentor and guide you through the skills, knowledge, and understanding of child development.

Programme Details

Entry Requirements

This course is ideal  for those who wish to pursue a career in business, childcare of healthcare as Childcare or Healthcare assistants or supervisors or personal development.

Please call us or visit the college and speak to a course coordinator who would be happy to explain the details of the course and how it can benefit you and your career.


Start Date: 06/11/2019

End Date: 29/01/2020

Evening/s: Wednesday

Time: 18.30 to 21.30

Duration: 11 Weeks

Module Code: 6N2023



The course will provide the knowledge to make an informed decision on how you want to progress. Opportunities for further study in healthcare or nursing studies or degree programmes in this field. Related QQI/HET Level 8 Degrees include Nursing, Social Studies in Social Care and Health Promotion and Physical Activity.

Higher Education Links

Useful QQI Links

Higher Education Progression Opportunities

Points Calculator for Level 5 & 6 Awards

The quota of places reserved for QQI FET/FETAC applicants on nursing courses in 2018 can be found here

Lecturer Profiles

Helena Whitston

Helena Whitston


Programme Fees


Additional Information

An exam fee of €40.00 is to be paid separately, post registration.



Application Process

A deposit of €150.00 is required to secure a place on this Course. The deposit or if you wish full payment of fees can be paid online. When we have received and reviewed your application the college will be in contact with you to discuss next steps.