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NLP and Psychology Level 3

Course Code: OSC1068
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Gain a deeper insight into communication and how the mind works.

This combined NLP and Psychology course enables students to:

  • Explore the links between speech, communication and psychotherapy
  • Improve your communication skills with NLP techniques
  • Study various models and patterns of human behaviour
  • Explore the nature of sensation and perception, memory and much more

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

All your materials will then be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 60,000 students that already have!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  •  NLP Level 3:


    Unit 1: Development of NLP
    • Anatomy of the brain
    • What is NLP?
    • Historical development of NLP
    • NLP Uses
    • NLP Application
    • NLP Modelling
    • Core Skills
    • Anchoring
    • Reframing
    • Presuppositions
    Unit 2: NLP Principles
    • NLP focus
    • Pyramid of outcomes
    • Positive intention
    • State model
    • Life content model
    • SMART goals
    • Chunking
    • Core competencies and skills
    • Levels of communication
    Unit 3: NLP Values, Belief Systems and Modalities
    • Defining belief systems and values.
    • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.
    • Attachment and developmental theories.
    • Revisiting learning styles.
    • Applying predicates (preferences).
    • Additional NLP modalities.
    Unit 4: Levels in NLP and Language
    • Language acquisition.
    • NLP levels.
    • Transference.
    • Meta programming.
    • Revisiting learning styles and preferences.
    Unit 5: NLP Programme Design
    • Application of core competencies and skills.
    • How to plan and design a programme.
    • Reframing approach and various types.
    • Modelling approach.
    • Anchoring approach.
    • Reinforcement of behaviour changes.
    Unit 6: Applications of NLP and Professional Practice
    • An overview of ethical practice and professional codes.
    • Legal responsibilities such as data protection.
    • Coaching and training.
    • Professional development.
    • Group settings and contexts.
    • Human resource contexts (workplace and interviews etc.)
    • Skills development. 
  •  Psychology Level 3:


    Unit 1: Defining Psychology
    • Introduction
    • Psychology practice and approaches
    • Behaviourism
    • Classification of psychology
    Unit 2: Research Methods in Psychology
    • Qualitative or quantitative
    • Ethical considerations
    • Experimental and non-experimental methods
    • Analysing and presenting data
    Unit 3: Psychological Abnormality
    • The Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders
    • Schizophrenia
    • Depression
    • Personality disorders
    Unit 4: Behaviour and Experience
    • The central nervous system
    • Sensory processes
    • Addictive behaviour
    • Drug addiction
    • Alcohol addiction
    • Smoking addiction
    • Motivation
    Unit 5: Cognitive Psychology
    • Perception
    • Attention
    • Language acquisition
    • Memory
    • Development of the self
    Unit 6: Social Psychology
    • Conformity
    • Groups and group behaviour
    • Altruism
    • Pro-social and anti-social behaviour
    • Aggression

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor. There is no external examination required.

    Course Duration

    Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. This bundle will take you approximately 160 hours. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcome

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

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    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 your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
  • * Not included with the online study option

Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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