• Do you have a story you want to tell to a child or teenager?
  • Or maybe you'd like to write for children but need some inspiration and guidance.
  • With a massive 87% off, this online Writing Books for Children Diploma Course is normally €143.76 and now only 19€. 
  • The course covers everything from how to create characters, to styles for certain age groups, through to getting an agent and actually selling what you write!
  • If you know someone who might love this course, why not buy it as a gift!


For anyone with a passion for writing and who would like to get into the children's book market, this course from Centre of Excellence is a must!

There are thousands of stories accepted by publishers each week, so if you have the ideas, this course will show you how to make them grow and become a published author.

Take a look at what's included in the syllabus below - all for just 19€!

What will you Learn?

This comprehensive course takes you from a complete beginner in writing and covers the many aspects of publishing, focusing on those all-important writing techniques, right through to how to get an agent and build your author’s platform.

The course provides you with all of the information required to be able to write books which are suitable for your chosen age range, and offers you helpful tips and in-depth information to help your journey towards publication be smooth and productive.

This course also provides you with the tools to:

  • Create three-dimensional characters
  • Learn the secrets to great storytelling
  • Write an in-depth outline
  • Cope with rejections
  • Set productive goals
  • Develop the writer within
  • Write opening paragraphs
  • Close a chapter successfully
  • Write picture books
  • Sell picture books
  • Write horror stories
  • Write adventure stories
  • Write middle grade stories and more


Module 1: Getting Started

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Genres

Part 3: Research 

Part 4: Writing and Marketing 

Part 5: Developing the Writer Within 

Part 6: Six Myths to Side Step Neatly

Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Secrets to Great Storytelling

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Tension 

Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Craft Compelling Characters

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Essential Requirements 

Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Outlines, Beginning and Middles

Opening and Middle Sections

Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Closing a Chapter

Closing a Chapter

Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 Common Plot Problems

Common Plot Problems

Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Creating Horror

Creating Horror

Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Writing Middle Grade Books

Writing Middle Grade Books

Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Writing Mystery Stories

Writing Mystery Stories

Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: The Seven-day Inspiration Plan

The Seven-Day Inspiration Plan

Module 10 Assessment

Module 11: Writing the Picture Book

Part 1: Writing the Picture Book

Part 2: Set Yourself Weekly or Monthly Goals 

Module 11 Assessment

Module 12: Writing and Selling the Picture Book

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Lecturing the Reader

Part 3: Module Twelve Summary

Module 12 Assessment

Module 13: Building Your Author Platform

Building Your Author Platform

Module 14: Traditional Publishing vs Self-publishing

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Digital or Self-Publishing 

Module 14 Assessment


The Writing Books for Children Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.


  • Vouchers are valid until the end of September 2020
  • Vouchers can be used immediately
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer
  • Online study with tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course, 150 hours of study
  • Works on any device, no software required, just an internet connection
  • Students must email the voucher they have bought to enquiries@coecourses.com
  • You will receive an email back with instructions on how to access the course
  • Can be bought as a Gift

Centre of Excellence

Dream of becoming the next J.K Rowling or David Walliams, writing a series of Best Selling Children's Books? Then take a look at this Writing Books for Children Diploma Course. Normally €143.76 and now only 19€, you'll learn the processes and techniques involved in writing for children of any age, from story books to horror and adventure!

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