Level 4 Diploma in Psychology (RQF)
Level 4 Diploma in Psychology qualification will provide learners with a specialist programme of study that provides a depth of knowledge and understanding of key aspects within the field of Psychology.
Learners will also develop knowledge and academic study skills including active research
skills, effective writing skills, analytical skills, critical thinking, creative problem-solving,
decision-making and digital literacy. It can be completed within 9-12 months, option of fast track available for 6 months completion.
The Level 4 units introduce relevant topics that lay the foundation for learning. Learners will be introduced to historical and contemporary approaches to psychology, including bio-psychology, social and developmental psychology, attachment theories, human memory processes and contemporary research and investigation methods.
This Level 4 represents practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree programme.
This qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation).
The Level 4 Diploma in Psychology qualification consists of six mandatory units, 120
credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and the recommended Guided Learning
Hours (GLH) for this qualification is a minimum of 600 hours.
All fees paid for the qualification include:
3. Research and support materials.
4. Certificate issue.
5. Learner support if raised and identified.
6. FREE NUS / TOTUM discount card.
7. FREE SET membership.
8. When on an instalment plan there is no interest rate charged.
9. Upon signing up for the qualification an agreed break in learning and qualification can be issued upon request as soon as it is identified and raised.
Entry requirement:• Learner must be aged 18 or over to be on the course.
•Relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or equivalent qualification.
• GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification.
• Mature learners with relevant management experience.
Method of Assessment:
This qualification is internally assessed and quality assured by Centre staff then externally quality assured. This is a knowledge base qualification.
Knowledge evidence includes but not limited to written work completed then submitted online via the e-portfolio system, assignment tasks and where possible reports from work can also be provided while considering GDPR as part of assessment.
To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, you must provide evidence to demonstrate that you have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that you have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by your allocated Assessor.
Support facility available:
24/7 online access to e-portfolio available upon registration, including planned Tutor support.
Hybrid teaching and learning takes place which include face to face where possible and virtual online classroom session.
Research and support materials available to learner.
Online e-learning platform is used to support learner while on the programme.
Tutors are all sector expert with over 30 years combined experience of working and delivering within the Sector.
Method of Payment:
Employer funding and invoicing.
Self funding available with the option of an instalment plan.