Certificate in Criminal Psychology

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Understand criminal psychology and how psychology is used in law enforcement and crime prevention

There are many different theories and approaches to understanding the origins of criminal behaviour. These range from social learning theories to labelling theory and individual differences. Understanding different theories will help you better understand the thoughts and behaviours of criminals and people who cross the boundary of what is considered acceptable in society.

Key benefits

  • Learn criminal psychology
  • Understand your clients with issues relating to crime and behaviour
  • Understand aggression
  • Save money and time by studying at home
  • Receive a FREE 12-month membership to the International Association for Counselling

Who should study this?

  • Welfare officers
  • Youth workers
  • Counsellors
  • Psychologists
  • Support workers
  • Legal employees

Accredited by ICOES

ICOES, the International Council for Online Educational Standards guarantees you a high standard of content with measurable outcomes from a reputable training organisation. ICOES is the accrediting body that establishes, monitors and continually develops the educational standards of online teaching institutions.

Complimentary membership to the IAC

Course summary

Investment:  $495 + GST or only $25 per week with our interest free payment plan.

Assessments: Includes case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Delivery and support: Online with expert tutor support via email or phone.

Duration: 100 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete in 10 weeks within six months.

Course Level: 4 

What our students say

★★★★★ "I think its a wonderful way to cater to those like myself who have a busy life with kids, husband, work. I can tick this off my list of wanting to do something for myself that I have not had the chance to do. Awesome!" - Sosiani Fisiiahi




This course covers ten modules:

Kavya - tutor

Kavya-RajKavya is a Bachelor of Psychology (First Class Honours) graduate with experience working at a psychiatric hospital and various neuroscience research laboratories at Monash University and Alfred Health. She is passionate about mental health and wellbeing, and is currently researching mindfulness based cognitive therapies for treating disorders such as depression and addiction.

Tamara - tutor

Tamara psychology tutorTamara has always enjoyed helping people to achieve their goals. She has a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Auckland, double majoring in Psychology and Neuroscience; and she is planning on pursuing her PhD in Clinical Psychology. Tamara loves cooking European food in her free time.

Tara - tutor

Tara Psychology tutorTara is originally from Ireland, but has been living in Australia and New Zealand for the last few years. She has a Bachelor of Science with Honours from Liverpool John Moore’s University school of Law. She specialised in Forensic Psychology and Criminal Justice, and volunteered with domestic violence charities back in Ireland.

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