ICM Level 2 Award in Psychology (RQF)

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The ICM Level 2 Award in Psychology (RQF)is an exciting new qualification which focuses on contemporary research and current issues to engage Learners through hands-on practical work, debate and independent study. It places ethical and social issues at the core of the qualification and explores areas of psychology including social psychology (prejudice and discrimination), biological psychology (sleep and dreaming) and conducting research. This qualification has been designed and reviewed by teachers of psychology, psychology Learners and assessment subject experts.

If you are interested in delivering the ICM Level 2 Award in Psychology (RQF) and for more information please email info@icm.education. If your Centre would like to offer the ICM Level 2 Award in Psychology (RQF) in 2022 please register your Centre following the steps via this link: https://www.icm.education/centre-signup. You can also keep up to date with information about the September 2022 launch by visiting the ICM website News and Events page.

Qualification Specification 

This Qualification Specification provides details about the ICM Level 2 Award in Psychology (RQF); it outlines the qualification’s objectives and explains how the learning outcomes are assessed. This is an essential reference document for Learners, Centres and Examiners can be used before, during and after delivery of the qualification:

Qualification Specification

Sample Assessment Material

Sample assessment material include a specimen Question Paper and Mark Scheme to demonstrate what can be expected in the formative assessment can be found here:

Specimen Question Paper
Mark Scheme

Scheme of Work

The following suggested scheme of work covers the Teaching Content for ICM Level 2 Award in Psychology (RQF). It offers a flexible, weekly guide to teaching and learning and is intended to be used alongside ICM’s Online Teaching Resources.

Scheme of Work

Online teaching resources

ICM’s Online Teaching Resources are downloadable SCORM compliant files which can be integrated into Centres existing Learning Management System (LMS). A short demonstration video of ICM’s comprehensive and innovative teaching resource for this qualification is available below:

Watch video

Important Dates

The ICM Level 2 Award in Psychology (RQF) is typically taught over 28 weeks (with GLH of one hour per week) from September 2022 or it could be taught over 14 weeks (with GLH of two hours per week) from January 2023. To register Learners for September 2022, please contact info@icm.education prior to the commencement of teaching.

Registration period: 01st August 2022 - 12th December 2022
Examination date: Wednesday 3rd May 2023
Results issue date: Wednesday 5th July 2023
Certification date: Wednesday 6th September 2023

Fees

Description
Cost (Pounds Sterling)
Centre Approval Fee
£200.00
Learner Registration Fee (inclusive of assessment and certification fees)
£39.00
Replacement Certificates Fee
£20.00
Assessment Deferral Fee*
£15.00

*For conditions regarding Deferrals please refer to the ICM Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations policy document.

Enquiries about Results (EAR)

Enquiries about Results (EAR) are of two types. These are either a ‘priority review of marking’ or a ‘review of marking’ as detailed below. The fee(s) will be refunded in full should the grade increase, for more information about EAR please refer to the Enquiries About Results (EAR) policy document.

Name of service
Priority Review of Marking
Description
Reviews original marking to ensure agreed mark scheme has been applied correctly. Includes a clerical re-check.
Timescale
Requests to be received within 7 business days of results issued.

Priority review outcome to be issued within 7 business days of request.
Fee
£25 per assessment
Name of service
Review of Marking
Description
Reviews original marking to ensure agreed mark scheme has been applied correctly. Includes a clerical re-check.
Timescale
Requests to be received within 30 business days of results issued.

Outcome to be issued within 30 business days of request.
Fee
£20 per assessment