Are You Passionate About Helping Children and Teenagers?

Study the Certificate in Youth Development and Counselling for just €25 per week on an Interest-Free Payment Plan.


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  • Flexible & Online

    This course has flexible and Online study options, so it works around your schedule and lifestyle.

  • Affordable Payment Plans

    Only €25 per week.

  • Advance Your Career

    By improving your communication and people management skills


Course Details

Course Name  – PSCI1015 – Certificate in Youth Development and Counselling

Course Duration  – 300 Hours

How It’s Delivered  – Online

Access Time – You will have access to this course for up to 6 months until you complete.

Course Provider – The Career Academy Ireland
Suite 9940
Unit 1, 77 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2

– Weekly interest free payment plan (€25 per week).
OR
– Upfront Payment of €499.

PSCU1001 – Child Psychological Development

  • PSCG152 – Introduction to Child Psychology
  • PSCG214 – The newborn infant
  • PSCG204 – States and senses of the infant
  • PSCG157 – Learning
  • PSCG129 – Emotions
  • PSCG110 – Cognitive development
  • PSCG156 – Language development
  • PSCG148 – Intelligence
  • PSCG200 – Socialisation
  • PSCG197 – Sexuality & Morality

PSCU1014 – Adolescent Psychological Development

  • PSCG151 – Introduction
  • PSCG159 – Life Crises
  • PSCG177 – Physical Development
  • PSCG147 – Intellectual Development
  • PSCG127 – Emotional Development
  • PSCG198 – Sexuality
  • PSCG199 – Social Development
  • PSCG168 – Moral Development
  • PSCG102 – Adolescents and the Transition to Adulthood

PSCU1003 – Counselling Skills

  • PSCG158 – Learning specific counselling skills
  • PSCG161 – Listening and bonding
  • PSCG193 – Reflection
  • PSCG190 – Questioning
  • PSCG150 – Interview techniques
  • PSCG108 – Changing beliefs and normalising
  • PSCG135 – Finding solutions
  • PSCG131 – Ending the counselling

Diploma in Child & Youth Counselling

If you are passionate about working with children and young people then this online course is perfect for you. You will learn about theories of childhood development (e.g. morality, cognition, psychosocial), as well as develop core counselling skills. The modules offer an opportunity to learn about specialist areas such as mental health problems which have their onset in childhood, adolescent development, and disorders of childhood.

You will also learn more general psychology which can be applied to people of all ages, or focusing on specific areas for counselling. You can study this flexible course in your own home and at your own pace, and you will have support from our experienced and highly qualified tutors.

  • It’s Perfect For You if…

    Want to gain the skills needed to enrich the lives of your own children, work as a nanny or as a starting point for further study in early childhood education.

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What people are saying about the Certificate in Youth Development and Counselling

★★★★★ – “The tutors are awesome they give great feedback on assignments, they are so efficient. They mark assessments in a timely manner so you are not waiting too long for results or for resits.”
– Charlotte Kahukiwa


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