Certificate in Adult Education and Training

Course Code: CATI114

Course Overview

The Certificate in Adult Education and Training is an online professional development course that will explore the fundamentals of adult learning and training. For those interested in moving into adult education and training, or those looking to further their current career, this online course will develop your understanding of adult learning styles and how to accommodate diverse adult learners in the classroom. You will learn the characteristics of successful trainers, understand how to apply listening skills and develop rapport building strategies to boost your performance as an adult educator.

Topics

  • Understanding adult learning

  • Facilitator's role

  • Competencies for Adult Educators

  • Learning process

  • Learning styles

  • Adult motivation

  • Curriculum design

  • Art of facilitation

  • Planning a workshop

  • Training plans

  • Visual aids

  • Effective communication

  • Kirkpatrick's level of evaluation

  • Dealing with difficult situations

  • Common difficulties

  • Fun and games

  • Team teaching

  • Training preparation

  • Projecting the right image

  • Trainer checklist for success

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

Course Code: CATI115

Course Overview

The Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring is an online professional development course that will help participants to develop the skills to support and sustain improved performance by others. Designed to help you develop your mentoring and coaching skills, the Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring will teach you how to design and implement a coaching and mentoring program using adult learning principles and current coaching and mentoring methodologies.

Topics

  • Coaching and mentoring framework

  • Coaching and mentoring skills and qualities

  • What is coaching?

  • Coaching skills

  • Communication skills

  • Critical coaching skills

  • Listening versus hearing

  • Learning styles and principles

  • Adult learning principles

  • The coaching model

  • The coaching process

  • Dealing with challenges

  • Feedback

  • What is mentoring?

  • Mentoring process

  • Benefits of mentoring

  • Mentoring relationships

  • Roles and responsibilities

 

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 month’s-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Conflict Management

Course Code: CATI116

Course Overview

The Certificate in Conflict Management is an online professional development course that will teach you the principles and techniques critical for effective conflict management, negotiation and dispute resolution. It will teach you how to work with difficult people and provide you with the tools to necessary to create win-win situations.
This online professional development course will introduce you to many aspects of effective negotiation that can be applied to the everyday negotiations that you encounter at home, socially and in the workplace. Ultimately you will learn a range of tactics that will empower you to achieve positive outcomes during conflict and develop your interpersonal and problem solving skills to successfully navigate conflicts, disputes and negotiate with confidence.

Topics

  • Defining conflict

  • Types of conflict

  • Open conflict vs hidden conflict

  • Reflection vs spontaneity

  • Stages of conflict

  • Conflict management strategies

  • Conflict resolution

  • Communication and conflict

  • Communication barriers

  • Active listening

  • Paraphrasing

  • Power questioning

  • Body language

  • Facilitating conflict

  • Managing differences

  • Interventions

  • Tactics and methods used in dispute resolution

  • Dealing with resistance

  • Negotiation strategies

Assessment:Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

 

Certificate in Criminology and Forensic Psychology

Course Code: CATI117

 

Course Overview

The Certificate in Criminology and Forensic Psychology is an online professional development course designed to give graduates the knowledge and skills required to embark on a career in criminology or forensic psychology, or enhance current employment opportunities. Whatever your career goal, The Certificate in Criminology and Forensic Psychology will equip you for employment throughout the criminal justice system, including the police services or legal services.
The Certificate in Criminology and Forensic Psychology aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of criminology and forensic psychology and provides a solid foundation for further studies in this field. Capacity Africa Online Courses’ Certificate in Criminology and Forensic Psychology will teach the fundamentals including crime, criminal profiling, serial killing, eyewitness memory, fitness to stand trial, interviewing, interrogation, confessions, exploring causes behind criminal and deviant behaviour and the core theories and issues in criminology and forensic psychology.

Topics

 

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Defining crime
  • Criminal justice agencies
  • Crime research
  • Crime and the media
  • Crime and punishment
  • History of criminology
  • Victimology
  • Serial killing
  • Crime and psychiatry
  • Police profiling
  • Criminal profiles
  • Famous cases
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Sociology
  • Femininity and masculinity
  • Forensic psychology
  • Forensic psychologists
  • Legal psychology
  • Psychology and profiling
  • Fitness to stand trial
  • Eyewitness memory
  • Police line ups
  • Expert witnesses
  • Police interviews
  • Interrogation techniques
  • Confessions
  • Detecting deceit
  • Predicting offending behaviours

Assessment

Assignment-based

Course Duration

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Developmental Psychology

Course Code: CATI118

 

Course Overview

The Certificate in Developmental Psychology is an online professional development course that will explore the physical, mental, emotional and social development of the individual throughout infancy, childhood and adulthood.
Students will discover major theories and research methods of study in Developmental Psychology, with an emphasis on understanding how biological, cognitive, emotional, and social processes develop and interact throughout the lifespan. Specific topics include prenatal care and growth, attention and memory, language development, cognitive development, development of attachments, moral development, and gender-role development.

Topics

  • Developmental psychology
  • Bio psychosocial perspective
  • Research design and methods
  • Conception, pregnancy and birth
  • Prenatal care
  • Childbirth and postpartum
  • Development in infancy
  • Development in preschool years
  • Development in school years
  • Development in adolescence
  • Development in early adulthood
  • Development in middle adulthood
  • Development in late adulthood
  • Theories of development
  • Cognitive and physical development
  • Psychosocial development

 

Assessment

Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Educational Psychology

Course Code: CATI119

Course Overview

The Certificate in Educational Psychology is an online professional development course that will introduce you to the theories, principles and practices of educational and learning psychology. Taking you through the psychology of the learner, educational needs and learning environments, the Certificate in Educational Psychology will help you develop an understanding of the contribution of psychology to learning, education and teaching.
Psychological theory, models and methods will be related to the practice of educational psychology, including assessment and intervention. The course will also explore the challenges of different learning styles, classroom and behaviour management, discipline, and how these aspects contribute to planning and implementing a learning program in a positive educational environment.

Topics

  • Teaching profession

  • Teaching and educational psychology

  • The learning process

  • Theories and models of learning

  • Student development

  • Physical development

  • Cognitive development

  • Social development

  • Moral development

  • Student diversity

  • Individual styles of learning

  • Intelligence

  • Gifted and talented

  • Gender differences

  • Cultural differences

  • Special educational needs

  • Learning disabilities

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  • Intellectual disabilities

  • Behavioural disorders

  • Physical disabilities

  • Student motivation

  • Classroom management

  • Classroom communication

  • Verbal communication

  • Participation and communication

  • Communication styles

  • Critical and creative thinking

  • Teacher directed instruction

  • Student-centred learning

 

Assessment:Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 month’s-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Forensic Science and Investigation

Course Code: CATI120

Course Overview

The Certificate in Forensic Science and Investigation is an online professional development course that will examine the fascinating subject of forensic science and equip graduates with the knowledge and skills required to embark on a career in forensic science, criminal justice, policing and allied services.
The Certificate in Forensic Science and Investigation aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the science behind criminal and police investigations and provides a solid foundation for further studies in this field. From photographing the initial crime scene, collecting evidence to analysing specimens and using criminal profiling, this online forensic science course will take you through the entire process of forensic crime scene investigation.

Topics

  • Forensic science

  • Scientific method

  • History of forensic science

  • Forensic accounting

  • Forensic document examinations

  • Forensic economics

  • Forensic engineering

  • Forensic linguistics

  • Forensic psychology and psychiatry

  • Forensic anthropology

  • Forensic entomology

  • Forensic DNA analysis

  • Forensic meteorology

  • Forensic odontology

  • Forensic pathology

  • Forensic toxicology

  • Forensic profiling

  • Forensic identification

  • Crime scene investigation

  • Collecting evidence

  • Preserving and recording evidence

  • Medical forensics

  • Body samples

  • Firearms evidence

  • Tool marks

  • Paint evidence

  • Crime scene photography

  • Fingerprints

  • Ballistics

  • Projectiles

  • Explosives

  • Fire investigation

  • Forgeries and counterfeiting

 

Assessment:Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

Certificate in Health Psychology

Course Code: CATI121

Course Overview

The Certificate in Health Psychology is an online professional development course that will explore the psychological dimension of health, the causes and detection of illness, prevention and treatment of illness and health promotion. Throughout this course you will acquire an understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of the growing area of health psychology, including both the biomedical and bio psychosocial models of health and well-being.

Topics

  • Health and wellness

  • Physical well-being

  • Intellectual well-being

  • Emotional well-being

  • Social well-being

  • Spiritual well-being

  • Environmental

  • Occupational/vocational

  • Physiology, disease processes and the mind

  • Introducing health psychology

  • Behavioural medicine

  • History of health psychology

  • Biomedical models

  • Bio psychosocial perspective

  • Lifespan perspective

  • Health related careers

  • Nervous system

  • Endocrine system

  • Digestive and renal systems

  • Respiratory system

  • Cardiovascular system

  • Immune systems

  • Genetic processes

  • Stress and stressors

  • Psychosocial factors and stress

  • Coping with stress

  • Stress management

  • Physiology of pain and pain perception

  • Assessing pain

  • Dealing with pain

  • Chronic illness

  • Coping processes

  • Psychosocial interventions

  • High mortality illnesses

  • Health and behaviour

  • Prevention

  • Health beliefs

  • Health promotion

  • Nutrition and health

  • Weight control and diet

  • Exercise and weight control

  • Role of health psychology

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 month’s-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Life Coaching

Course Code: CATI122

Course Overview

The Certificate in Life Coaching is an online professional development course that will give you the essential knowledge and skills to pursue a career as a Life Coach. This online life coaching course will teach you how to be a successful life coach through learning how to coach using different coaching methodologies, how to build your coaching business and how to market yourself. You will discover the role of a life coach, how to deal with difficult situations and learn how to help people achieve personal and professional success.

Topics

  • Life coaching defined
  • Life coaching theories
  • Interdisciplinary fields
  • Psychotherapy and counselling
  • Coaching and consulting
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Traits and personal qualities
  • Client relationships
  • Personal development coaching
  • Business coaching
  • Career coaching
  • Executive coaching
  • Relationship coaching
  • Coaching business fundamentals
  • Coaching ethics
  • Coaching process
  • Coaching models
  • Life coaching skills
  • Life coaching pitfalls

Assessment

Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 month’s-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500


Certificate in Organisational Behaviour

Course Code: CATI123

Course Overview

The Certificate in Organisational Behaviour is an online professional development course designed to give graduates an understanding of people and organisations, as well as developing the people skills required to succeed in a range of careers.
A knowledge of organisational behaviour will benefit those in positions that require leadership skills, the ability to motivate others and communication skills, whether you are working in a large or small, public or private organisation, in marketing, accounting, human resource management or any area involving ‘people skills’.

The Certificate in Organisational Behaviour will teach you how to effectively manage individuals and groups as organisational resources in a changing global environment. The course will explore current organisational behaviour issues and challenges, looking at ways in which theory are applied to increase individual and organisational effectiveness, productivity and satisfaction.

Topics

  • Origins and function of management

  • Origin of organisational behaviour

  • OB principles and theories

  • Organisational structure and design

  • Organisational effectiveness

  • Global organisations and behaviour

  • Individual differences

  • Perception and work behaviour

  • Job satisfaction and organisational

  • commitment

  • Job enlargement and job enrichment

  • Personality and traits

  • Total quality management

  • Job design

  • Stress management

  • Groups and teams

  • Motivation

  • Organisational communication

  • Power and organisational politics

  • Leadership

  • Organisational culture

  • Organisational change

  • Behaviour and organisational structure

 

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Psychology

Course Code: CATI124

Course Overview

Would you like to learn more about psychology? Are you interested in starting a career in psychology, or maybe you want to acquire new skills to complement your current role? Whatever your goal, the Certificate in Psychology will give you the foundation knowledge for a deeper understanding of human behaviour.
This course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of psychology and provides a solid foundation for further studies in psychology.  Capacity Africa Online Courses’ Certificate in Psychology course teaches you about the nature and scope of psychology, biological and environmental effects on behaviour, personality, consciousness, perception, needs, drives and motivation. Plus, as your course is delivered online, there are no timetables to adhere to so your study can fit around your current lifestyle.

Topics

  • The nature and scope of psychology
  • Careers in psychology
  • Introduction to statistics
  • Biological basis of behaviour
  • Nature versus nurture
  • Sensation, perception and consciousness
  • Learning
  • Personality
  • Human development
  • Motivation and emotion
  • Thinking and intelligence
  • Introduction to social psychology
  • Stress, health and work
  • Psychological disorders
  • Therapy

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. 

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Social Psychology

Course Code: CATI125

Course Overview

The Certificate in Social Psychology is an online professional development course that will introduce you to the basic concepts of social psychology and develop your understanding of the social influences on behaviour. Throughout the course you will discover social psychology and related constructs, discover how we arrive at conclusions about the behaviour of others, discover aggression and learn about the process of conformity and group pressure.   

Topics

  • Introduction to social psychology
  • Social influence and attribution
  • Impression formation
  • Theories of attribution
  • Biases in attribution
  • Conformity
  • Compliance
  • Obedience
  • Attitude formation and attitude change
  • Prejudice
  • Stereotypes
  • Persuasion
  • Theories of aggression
  • Reducing aggression
  • Pro-social behaviour
  • Interpersonal attraction

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months’E-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Sociology

Course Code: CATI126

Course Overview

The Certificate in Sociology is an online professional development course that will introduce you to the sociological perspective and the way sociologists approach and study the social world.  Major theoretical perspectives and concepts are presented, including socialisation, culture, deviance, inequality, social change and social structure. Students will also explore the influence of social class and social institutions, such as churches, education, healthcare, government, economy and environment.

Topics

  • Introducing sociology

  • Founders of sociology

  • Sociological perspectives

  • Culture and society

  • Cultural diversity

  • Types of societies

  • Socialisation

  • Child development

  • Adult development

  • Social groups

  • Bureaucracy

  • Theories of crime and deviance

  • Social stratification

  • Social mobility

  • Theories of poverty

  • Prejudice and discrimination

  • Gender identity

  • Economic systems

  • Political systems

  • Theories of education

  • Sociology and religion

  • Sociology and health

  • Population and demographics

  • Mass media and society

  • Social change

Assessment:Assignment-based

Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 month’s-learning access, with free extensions available.

Cost: USD 500

 

Certificate in Sport Psychology

Course Code: CATI127

Course Overview

The Certificate in Sport Psychology is an online professional development course that will introduce you to the fundamental principles of sport psychology and help you understand the psychological factors that influence motivation and performance in sport settings. This online sport psychology course will explore the nature and scope of sports psychology, how to identify psychological traits found in successful athletes, explain how the mind affects athletic performance and discuss ways of maintaining or increasing motivation in sports and exercise.

Topics

  • Introducing Sport Psychology

  • Psychology and confidence

  • Effective goal setting

  • Motivation in sport

  • Causal attribution

  • Attention and concentration

  • Anxiety and stress

  • Coping strategies in sport

  • Personality and sport

  • Relaxation strategies

  • Hypnosis and sport

  • Psychological skills

  • Ethics in sport

  • Aggression and violence

  • Team cohesion

  • Leadership in sport

  • Team cohesion

  • Social facilitation

  • Exercise psychology

  • Burnout

  • Psychological skills training

  • Drug abuse

 

Assessment: Assignment-based
Course duration: Approximately 25 hours. As a guide, certificate courses can be completed within 5-10 weeks of part-time study. E-learning access: 3 months. E-learning access, with free extensions available.
Cost: USD 500

 

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