Explore the Human Journey and Study Developmental Psychology.

Why Choose the Occupational Certificate Programme?

This course explores the fascinating field of Developmental Psychology, where you’ll unravel the intellectual and cognitive transformations that shape individuals from childhood through adulthood. In a world where mental health is a crucial concern, you’ll gain essential skills in counseling, research, and interpersonal communication.

Course Information

You may enter the programme, with:

  • The ability to express yourself clearly and correctly both orally and in writing in English.
  • The ability to apply numerical skills, including basic arithmetic (add, subtract, divide, multiply).
  • A basic interest or experience in the nature, role and practice of developmental psychology.
  • Competence at Grade 12 or equivalent level.
The Occupational Certificate is accredited by the Higher Education Quality Committee [HEQC] of the Council on Higher Education [CHE] and is registered on the National Qualifications Framework [NQF] with the South African Qualifications Authority [SAQA].

Berea College of Technology (Pty) Ltd is registered as a Private Higher Education Institution with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), with registration number 2000/HE07/004.

Upon successful completion of this programme, learners will receive an Occupational Certificate: Developmental Psychology issued by the Quality Council for Trades & Occupations (QCTO).

Check out these Top 3 Job prospects and specialisations if you graduate with an Occupational Certificate Developmental Psychology in South Africa:

  • Developmental Psychologist – Pay Estimate: +/- R400 000 to R800 000 a year
  • Psychology Assistant – Pay Estimate: +/- R200 000 to R300 000 a year
  • School Counsellor – Pay Estimate: +/- R170 000 to R300 000 a year

Contact a career consultant on campus or online, who will take you through the affordable Occupational Certificate pricing structure and explain our flexible payment options.

Customised study materials which meet the programme outcomes can be accessed from the Learner Management System, Moodle. A prescribed book list is available from the academic manager at the start of the programme, although the study guide available on Moodle will sufficiently cover the exam requirements.

Moodle is an online platform where registered students receive their study materials and other online support material with zero data costs.
  • Explore engaging online content, crafted by subject matter experts.
  • Access to customised academic repository with assignments, videos and PowerPoint lessons.
  • 24-hour access.

Once you have achieved the Occupational Certificate professional training, you can progress to other programmes offered by us or you can earn credits from public tertiary education institutions.

Refer to the SAQA fact sheet for more options to study further.

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