Child Social Care Course

£249.99 £19.00

The online Child Social Care Course from Oplex Careers has been designed to help learners understand the role of social workers specifically related to children and their families. Discussing the types of roles children play within the family unit and the implications in a wider setting.

Course Description

The online Child Social Care Course will introduce the topic of social care for children and their families, the role of children within the family, the role of parents and how this impacts the children and more. This course will provide a great insight into the importance of childhood experiences, the responsibilities of different family members and how this influences power and authority among and between siblings.

Course Syllabus

The Child Social Care Course is split into the following modules:

  • Social Care for Families and Children
  • Childhood
  • Disparities between Families
  • Disparities within Families
  • Cultural Differences in Perceptions of Family
  • The Politically Correct ‘Ideal Family’
  • Responsibilities and Limitations of your role in social work
  • Culture and Correlations with Economic Surroundings
  • Working with Extended Family
  • Working with Other Organisations
  • Children’s Rights
  • Your Personal Principles Statements
  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Child Social Care Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Child Social Care Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Child Social Care Course.

Course Duration

The online Child Social Care Course requires 60 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Child Social Care Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.

Course Compatibility

course-compatibility-400Our Child Social Care Course is fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone devices.

We know that more and more people are using the web whilst they are on the move, so we have designed this Child Social Care Course to be fully compatible across tablet and smartphone devices. You will be able to access the same content from the course, just over a 3G or 4G network whilst on the move.

On successful completion of this course learners will be awarded with:

Level 2 CPD Award in Child Social Care

CPD logoUpon completion of the course learners will be awarded with the Oplex Careers CPD certificate. The Certificate of Achievement will provide proof that you have studied the course and will contain your grade and classification level. You can use the certificate from us as part of your portfolio of evidence and use it to attend job or academic interviews.

What is CPD?
CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. CPD is a commitment to lifelong learning, a skill that is invaluable to all people in society. Employers from both the public and private sectors, as well as academic intuitions across the UK and internationally recognise Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

CPD is a great way for individuals to gain new skills, improve their job prospects, gain greater job satisfaction and also help to secure a promotion.

The courses available through Oplex Careers conform to the universally accepted CPD quality mark and standards of recording, reflecting, tracking, planning and reviewing.

Benefits of CPD
Regardless of where you are in your career, undertaking an Oplex Careers CPD course can help you;

  • Enhance your employment opportunities
  • Improve career satisfaction
  • Track prior learning
  • Show you are up-to-date with the requirements of your job
  • Contribute to your CV
  • Lead to further education
  • Demonstrate your commitment and value within your organisation
  • Prepare you for promotion

When you finish with the course your certificate will contain the recognised CPD mark from Oplex Careers.

If you would like more information about the Child Social Care Course then please feel free to use the enquiry form below:

Complete the course enquiry form online, click here.


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