Benefits of BPS Qualifications
Take the next step in your career
Change your career with our independent route qualifications.
By developing your skills as ethical, effective and reflective practitioner, our qualifications will open up new career prospects in a wide range of fields.
You will gain direct experience by training while you work in real-life situations and this will provide you with the confidence to make decisions within your practice and reach your potential.
Once you have qualified you will engage in continuing professional development activities ensuring that you continue to develop and refine your skills.
When you complete a postgraduate qualification with us you will becoming eligible to be a chartered member of the BPS.
The title of chartered psychologist is legally recognised and reflects the highest standard of psychological experience, showing potential employers and your fellow colleagues the standard of your expertise.
Chartered psychologists can use the title CPsychol and are included in a register of chartered members, along with many more benefits.
Become registered with the HCPC
Our qualifications are approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the regulatory body for psychology in the UK.
So once you have completed a qualification, you will become eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC.
Train at a pace that suits you
Our flexible framework allows you to plan your training around your existing commitments.
It's designed to allow you to make your own training plan that can be changed at any time to fit around your commitments.
Stay at your current role
You can train with us in a variety of places including your current employer or voluntary workplace, as long as you have access to appropriate development opportunities.
You can make your own training plan that can be changed at any time to fit around your commitments.
Support from our team
Get support and guidance from our dedicated qualifications team, from enrolment all the way through to completion.
We also offer additional support, including access to conferences and events that are relevant to your qualification, as well as pastoral support from the Chief Supervisor.
Guided by a supervisor
Build a relationship with an approved supervisor who will act as your mentor throughout your training.
Not sure where to start when finding a supervisor? Our Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors will help you find a BPS approved supervisor near you that has the right training and experiences to assist you though your qualification.
Access to resources
Access our bespoke candidate workshops, BPS e-journals and books and dedicated pages of the website.
Flexible payment plans
We offer flexible payment plans including monthly direct debits to make the cost of a qualification manageable for you.
We only charge you for the cost of the qualification once. If you need longer to complete the qualification we won’t charge you extra.