Educational Psychology Level 3


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Level 3

ABC Awards

90 Hours

No Entry Requirements

 Enrolment Fee £348.00

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

The Educational Psychology Level 3 Course was designed for people who wish to gain a knowledge of principles and practice of psychology as applied to education and learning.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

• Understand the theories and applications of the learning process

• Principles of assessing educational performance

• Demonstrate your understanding of the individual differences in educational performance

• Understand the nature of special education needs

• Describe a range of teaching & learning styles

• Understand factors which determine student motivation

• Describe the effect of and strategies for dealing with disruptive behaviour

• Design the Layout of Educational Environments to maximise learning potential

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


You must successfully complete a series of activities and assessments. Once all assessments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate.  The good news is, there is no final exam.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Paper £279.00 Nil £279.00
Instalment Option 1 Paper £129.00 £54.75 X 4 months £348.00
Instalment Option 2 Paper £87.00 £87.00 X 3 months £348.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Delivery costs are as follows:
UKFree Delivery
Rest of the World£65.00
Payment of delivery charges will be required before dispatch of your course.

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Unit 1. The Learning Process

  • Behaviourist applications to learning
  • Cognitive applications to learning
  • Humanistic approach to learning

Unit 2. Assessing Educational Performance

  • Types and limitations of psychometric testing
  • Measuring Intelligence
  • Types of performance assessment at different ages
  • Implications of assessment and categorisation

Unit 3. Individual Differences in Educational Performance

  • Gender differences
  • Cultural differences
  • Explanation for the differences
  • Strategies for improving educational performance

Unit 4. Students with Special Educational Needs

  • What are special educational needs?
  • Assessment of SEN
  • Specific difficulties
  • Strategies for teaching students with difficulties

Unit 5. Learning and Teaching Styles

  • Definitions, theories and measurement of learning and teaching styles
  • Individual differences
  • Improving learning effectiveness

Unit 6. Student Motivation

  • Definitions
  • Types and Theories
  • Physiological
  • Cognitive
  • Humanistic
  • Attribution theory
  • Learned helplessness

Unit 7. Disruptive Behaviour

  • The definition and types of disruptive behaviour
  • Effects of disruptive behaviour
  • Strategies for dealing with disruptive behaviour

Unit 8. Design and Layout of

  • Educational Environments
  • Physical features of the classroom environment
  • Effects of physical features on performance and feelings
  • Creating better environmental conditions for better learning
Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing Ltd has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing Ltd to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government.  They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF).  It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.


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