Writing for Children Course

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Original price was: £ 100.00.Current price is: £ 24.00.

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Duration
26 hours
Difficulty
Level 3
Modules
13

Original price was: £ 100.00.Current price is: £ 24.00.

Course Highlights

  • Price: Guaranteed Low Price
  • Level: Level 3 CPD Award
  • Course Type: 100% Online Course
  • Syllabus: 13 course modules
  • Duration: 26 hours, guided
  • Exams: Yes, included
  • Accreditation: CPD Certification
  • Certificate: Digital PDF Certificate included, optional Hard Copies £9.99
  • Tutor Support: Support included
  • Access: 12 Months, 24/7 Unlimited
  • Compatibility: Any Browser Device

Course Overview

The online Children’s Writing Course from Oplex Careers aims to provide great insight into the skills and knowledge related to writing great stories aimed at a younger audience, learning key skills to help you develop your story, writing your backstory, developing characters and more.

The online Children’s Writing Course will provide learners with a strong insight and understanding into learning key writing skills aimed at children’s stories.

This course will discuss the key skills and knowledge related to key writing skills, developing key characters, coming up with a backstory and more. This course will provide a great insight into this field of study with the use of practical examples throughout the course.

Whether working in this field already, you want to get started working in within the field of writing aimed at a younger audience, or just interested in this field of study, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

The Writing for Children Course is divided into 13 carefully selected modules making it easy to follow along in your own time and at your own pace.

You’ll have 24/7 access to the online course materials, assessment test, online exams, introductory video tutorial, study resources and our amazing student support services.

Enrolling on the Level 3 Writing for Children Course is easy, just click to ‘Add to Basket’ button to start your learning journey.

Course Syllabus

As part of the Writing for Children Course students will learn:

In this module of the course we will cover:

  •  Introduction
  • Why are you interested in writing children’s books
  • Do you have great and sufficient ideas
  • Is it easier to write for kids as opposed to writing books for adults
  • Other mistaken beliefs about writing books for children
  • What it means to write books for children
  • Jobs and opportunities for professional children’s book writers
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Writer’s tools
  • Time management skills
  • Why you should use perfect grammar and spelling
  • Personal skills for children’s writers
  • Skills that writers can develop to improve their skills
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • Read Children’s books with children and alone
  • Children’s picture books for new readers
  • First chapter book examples
  • Other children’s books
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • Children’s book categories
  • Do not act quickly
  • Point of view
  • Choosing the right perspective
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • Examples of successful books for great first lines
  • Useful tips for the first page of your book
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • Ways of generating ideas for book characters
  • Creating characters depending on your target age bracket
  • Characteristics of a real and appealing character
  • Ways of developing ideas for your character
  • Ways of making your characters look real
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • The meaning of a plot
  • How to generate ideas for your plot
  • The traditional structure of a plot
  • Ways of developing plot ideas
  • Ways of structuring your plan
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • The meaning of backstory
  • Why backstory is important in children’s books
  • The effects of using backstory incorrectly
  • When to include or avoid a backstory
  • Effective wats of including backstory in your story
  • Using backstory according to your target reader’s age
  • Backstory exercise
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • Reasons for incorporating dialogue in your story
  • Using realistic dialogue
  • Ways of incorporating engaging dialogue in your story
  • The essential aspects of dialogue
  • Writing dialogue with different ages in mind
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • The challenged experienced by writers
  • Driving out your critical inner voice
  • Get started and do the work
  • How to overcome writer’s block
  • Get motivated
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • The self-publishing process
  • Steps for conventional publishing
  • Celebrate when a publisher accepts your manuscript
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • Understanding illustrations
  • Illustrated books for conventional publishing
  • Illustrations for self-published books
  • Summary

In this module of the course we will cover:

  • Introduction
  • The importance of writing exercises
  • First page writing exercises
  • Ending exercises
  • Exercises for creating scenes based on observation
  • Exercises for setting creation
  • Perspective exercises
  • Exercises for overcoming writer’s block
  • Exercises for dialogue
  • Exercises for every aspect of writing
  • Writing prompts
  • Writing blogs
  • Participating in writing competitions
  • Online forums
  • Summary

The final assessment test is an online interactive examination containing 50 questions to be completed within a 60 minute time frame.

The final assessment will contain questions from all modules and topics covered within the course.

The results from the final assessment test will count 100% towards the final grade for the course.

The results are instantaneous so learners will be informed straight away as to how they have performed on the assessment.

If for any reason you don’t pass first time around you have unlimited exam retakes.

Accreditation for Writing for Children

Upon successful completion of this Writing for Children Course student will be awarded with a CPD Accredited Certification in:

Level 3 CPD Award in Writing for Children

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Here at Oplex Careers we are an accredited CPD training provider and your certificate will include the recognised CPD stamp from our awarding organisation.

The CPD certificate will showcase your achievement in this course and provide proof to any future employers or academic institutions that you have gained the skills from this course and are now certified.

Certificate

On successful completion of this Level 3 Writing for Children Course you will receive your CPD Certificate.

You can add the certification to your CV and include it as part of your portfolio of evidence.

The certificate will include the course you have undertaken, the grade you have achieved, your full name, date of completion, and a certificate verification number.

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

Course Benefits

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All learning materials and resources are included in course price

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Easy to Understand Learning

Straight forward and easy to follow learning topics

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Learn at Your Own Pace

Interactive lessons allow you to start and stop at your own speed.

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12 MonthsCourse Access

You will have access to the course and all exams for 12 months.

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Study Anywhere

24/7 access to our course across all major devices, you can study anywhere

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Tutor Support

Unlimited help and support from our tutor team to help you succeed

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Assessment for Writing for Children Course

This course contains a combination of online testing to assess learners’ ability and understanding of the course.

The testing for this course is comprised of:

  • End of Module Multiple Choice Test
  • Final Interactive Assessment Test

End of Module Assessment
Each the end of each module learners will take a short multiple choice test to assess their knowledge from within the course.

Final Course Assessment for this online Writing for Children Course
At the end of the course learners will take a final interactive assessment test. To pass the final assessment test a score of 40% is required.

Certificate

Upon successful completion of the final assessment test, certificates for the course will be produced within 1-3 working days.

Unlimited Re-takes

This course comes with an unlimited number of exam retakes. If for any reason you do not pass your final exam first time around, you can keep taking the course until you pass.

Support and Help

customer support iconAs part of the online Writing for Children Course you will receive full access to our tutor and student support services. Our friendly student support team want you to succeed in your studies and achieve the best possible grade. We are here to help!

If you ever have a question about your studies, no matter how big or small, our team of dedicated academic tutors and student support team are on hand to help you with your Writing for Children Course.

We offer unlimited online tutor support via email to help students progress through the course.

Our student support team are also available to all our students and help provide all student support services, via email, live chat and telephone.

Course Format for Writing for Children Course


This course is accessed through our dedicated online student learning portal. You can access the student learning portal 24/7 including all course materials and resources, online assessments and exams, student study guides, student profiles, support services and much more.

Your Writing for Children Course materials will be presented in an interactive and easy to follow presentation enabling you to study at your own pace. You can track your learning progress as you work your way through the course.

What’s more you can access the online student learning portal through any device, all you need is a web browser.

Course Access

course study timeStudents will have full 24/7 unlimited access for 12 months from the date of joining on the Writing for Children Course.

There is no fixed date or time limit to complete the course during this 12 month period.

This is to take the pressure off when studying for this Writing for Children Course.

Entry Requirements for Writing for Children Course

There are no specific entry requirements or prerequisites for this Writing for Children Course.

The course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Course Compatibility

This online Writing for Children Course will work on all major web browsers and smartphone devices. All you need is an internet, 3G, 4G or 5G connection.

Are courses are fully compatible with PC’s, Mac’s, Laptops, Tablets, Smart Phones, Smart TV’s and Gaming Console with Web Browsers.

FAQ’s

Below you will find some common questions that previous students have asked us prior to joining the Writing for Children Course.

Can I order more than one course?

Yes. You can order as many courses as you like. You can purchase 1, 2 or even 10 courses. It’s entirely up to you.

Can I order the course for someone else?

Yes. You can order the course for a family member, friend, work colleague, staff members and more. When placing your order, just send us an email to inform us that the course is for someone else and we will create an account for them.

Are there any additional or monthly costs?

No. The course price you see listed is the only cost you have to pay to study the course. There are no hidden fees, no monthly payments or anything like that.

When you finish the course, you will be awarded with a PDF certificate of achievement which you can print out yourself. Or if you require us to print the certificate on hard copy, you can pay an optional £9.99.

Other than that, there are no additional costs or fees whatsoever.

What if I don’t pass first time?

We have our exam pass guarantee in place. You will be allowed to retake the final assessment as many times as you require until you pass the course. There is no additional charge to retake the test.

What do I get at the end of the course?

Once you’ve finished the course you will be awarded with your certificate. We’ll dispatch this within 1-3 working days of you completing your course.

How do I enrol?

Just click the ‘Buy Now’ button above, which will add the course in your shopping cart, from here proceed with the checkout and enter your payment details. You can pay securely using PayPal or a Debit/Credit card.

Once we have confirmed your enrolment, we will send you access to your course straight away so you can enjoy our learning.

Can I study if I live outside the UK?

Yes. With Oplex Careers you will receive access to your online training course, meaning that you can study from anywhere in the world, as long as you have an internet connection. We have students taking our courses in over 50 countries worldwide.

When does this course start?

Oplex Careers is not like a traditional college or learning institution where set dates for enrolment exist, we provide online training courses that are completely flexible. With our online training courses you can enrol and start your course today. You have complete control over your own learning.

Do I need to come to a training venue?

All the courses available at Oplex Careers are studied online, so you do not need to attend any training venue or classes.

When will I receive my course?

You will receive instant access to your online training course once you have successfully completed the checkout and we confirm your enrolment. We send your login details for the course, along with a receipt for your payment to the email address used at checkout. Please make sure you therefore use the correct email address at checkout.

Will I have a tutor?

Yes. If you need any help or support when studying the course just email the tutor support team and they will help answer any questions you may have.

Do I receive a certificate?

Once you have finished the course you will receive a certificate to showcase your new skills and qualifications. This certificate will be sent to you via email in PDF format once you have completed the course. Hard copies of certificates are available for an additional £9.99.

Are there any deadlines?

At Oplex Careers our courses are online and can be studied your own pace, without any strict deadlines for completion throughout the duration of your course. You have 12 months access for the course, so you have ample time to complete the course.

If you don’t finish the course within 12 months, you can also email us for an extension on your course.

Do I need any previous experience or qualifications before I join a course?

Most of the courses available here at Oplex Careers require little or no previous knowledge prior to enrolling.

How long do I have access to my course?

You will have access to a course for 12 months from the date of joining. Should you need to extend your course after such time, just contact student support services.

Is the course recognised?

Yes. Our courses are accredited through the CPD Certification Service. CPD is recognised nationally across the United Kingdom and internationally around the world, thus the CPD Award should be recognised by academic institutions, public organisations and private companies. Your certificate will contain the universally recognised CPD Certification Service logo.

Can I cancel or refund my course?

Yes. We offer the Oplex Careers 14 days peace of mind guarantee. As long as you haven’t logged into the course, you can get a full no questions asked refund within the first 14 days after ordering.

I have another question about the course, how can I contact you?

Please use the live chat or contact us should you have a specific question which is not answered here.

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Course Subjects

The Writing for Children Course is part of the following course subjects:

Child Care CoursesWriting Courses