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Psychology of Old Age Certificate

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Understand adult psychology and know how to deal with them in the Psychology of Old Age Certificate course.

Throughout the course, you will understand adult psychology and explore whether the career in ‘caring’ or ‘psychology’ is for you or not. You will learn about   ‘Alzheimer’s disease’ and ‘dementia’ and also understand the difference between these two diseases. The course shows you how common people stereotype the older people and how it affects them. You will also learn about ‘developmental psychology’, and substance abuse in older people.

Lastly, the course teaches you how to improve health and wellbeing of old people. Here, you will learn the effects of exercising, eating healthy in older age, caring for old people and more.

Who is the course for?

  • Anyone who wants to learn about ‘old age’ psychology
  • Anyone who is interested in various topics related to psychology
  • Anyone who is planning their career in psychology
  • Anyone who is looking after the elderly and would like to learn theories of ‘old age’

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognised accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

About Your Course
About your tutor FREE 00:02:00
About your course 00:03:00
Introduction to Psychology of Older Age
What is ‘Developmental Psychology’? 00:05:00
What is ‘Gerontology’? 00:09:00
What we consider as ‘old age’ 00:09:00
What is ‘ageing’ and how it happens 00:08:00
Psychology of Older Age
Common stereotypes of older people 00:08:00
How stereotyping affects older people 00:08:00
Life stages and Theories 00:11:00
What do we look forward to in our older age? 00:06:00
Mental Health and Old Age
Memory-related issues 00:12:00
Learning disabilities 00:08:00
Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia 00:09:00
Chronic illness and Disabilities 00:08:00
Substance abuse (addictions) 00:06:00
The Quality of Life
What is ‘Quality of Life’? 00:05:00
Loneliness factors in the elderly population 00:07:00
Coping with grief and bereavement 00:07:00
‘Mild’ and ‘severe’ depression 00:07:00
Fear of dying (‘death anxiety’) 00:09:00
Improving Health and Wellbeing
The effects of exercising 00:09:00
Is it worth eating ‘healthy’ in older age? 00:09:00
What else affects ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’? 00:08:00
Caring for older people 00:06:00
Thank You & Good Bye! 00:02:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Psychology of Old Age Certificate 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Psychology of Old Age Certificate Training 00:20:00

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