Understanding Human Development and Behaviour in a Care Setting (Skills Boost/YPG)

Course Content

This course will support you in developing an understanding of how people grow and develop and why this is important for people who work in care settings. You will also learn about how life experiences can impact on people’s life, both positively and negatively. Finally, you will study a wide variety of psychological theories that will explain human behaviour. Knowledge of these theories will allow you, as a care worker, to understand the appropriate support that you can offer to individuals using care services.


Entry Requirements

Suitability for this course:

  • You should be interested in working with children and young people, in health or social care.
  • You may already work in the sector and would like to enhance your knowledge.
  • New to the sector and looking to reskill.

Method of Assessment

Online quizzes and activities.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date

    01 Aug 2022

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Children & Young People

  • This course is currently free as part of our Skills Boost Activity but would normally cost £150.00
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