- NQF: 6
- SAQA ID: 21135
- CREDITS: 240
Psychology focuses on the mind and the behavior of humans. This course focuses on the general principles of psychology and children’s physical, emotional and intellectual development and human behavior in the workplace. it is the study of human behavior and experience and the ways in which individuals relate to each other and their environment.
With this qualification, successful learners could pursue a career in:
- Counselling services
- Development Psychology
- Industrial Psychology
- A National Senior Certificate or equivalent
Certification and Examination Authority
The Diploma in Psychology -General Developmental and Industrial qualification is accredited by the Quality Council of Trade and Occupations (QCTO). Certificates are issued by Berea Technical College (BTC). Berea Technical College is accredited by Umalusi Council of Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training and by the Quality Council of Trade and Occupations (QCTO). Programmes are fully accredited with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).
Two (2) years full-time
- A prescribed textbook list is available from the Academic Department at the campus
- Electronic copies of the study guide for this course is available on the student portal
Students must make provision for additional items such as textbooks, stationery, supplementary examinations, research costs and printing of study guides.
Enquire at the Berea College of Technology campus for a pricelist for the programme you are interested in.
Formative and summative assessments are an integral part of the programme and are used to ensure that the learner understands the course and is able to successfully complete the qualification.
Student Support Services
- Job readiness skills
- CV writing, interview training and workshops
- Campus Counsellor
- Work-integrated learning, internships and post-graduate employment
Centre for Student Relations (CSR)
The Centre provides a free online service to students who require additional academic and personal support.