Certificate in Criminal Psychology

This comprehensive course has been designed by industry experts to give you a solid foundation in criminal psychology and help you take the first step towards a career in security, crime prevention, law enforcement, probational services and more.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Upfront Payment or a Flexible Payment Plan starting from $26 Per Week

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Duration
Enjoy the flexibility of self-paced learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.
Delivery
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes
  • Law enforcement
  • Crime Prevention 
  • Social Workers 
  • Rehabilitation Officers 
  • Prison Guards 
  • Legal professions 
  • Security Professions
Course Modules

1. Introduction to Forensic Science

  • Introduction to Forensic Science
  • Branches of Forensic Science
  • Scientific Principles Crime and Evidence
  • Working the Scene Evidence Collection & Protection
  • Evidence Analysis
  • Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health
  • Understanding Criminology
  • Criminal Profiling Intelligence and Surveillance
  • Guide to Presenting Evidence in Court
  • Ethical Concerns

2. Criminal Psychology

  • Your First Window to Criminal Psychology
  • Theoretical Explanations of Crime
  • Aggression & Crime
  • Understanding Gender & Crime
  • Youth: Victims & Offenders
  • Mental Illnesses & Crime
  • Using Psychology in Policing
  • Courtroom Psychology
  • Punishments
Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days a week.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites to complete this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend, printed information in English, and to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.

Assessment

Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.

You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.

Availability of Content

12 months to access the course content (extensions are considered on a case-by-case basis)

Approval & Recognition

The Learning Group is an approved and recognised member of IARC. The IARC is an International association which recognises quality and excellence in education providers in tertiary education.

Certificate

Upon completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of onlince courses in Australia, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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