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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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:
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:
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.
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:
Examination date and time: Wednesday 3rd May 2023 at 10:00 GMT
Results issue date: Wednesday 5th July 2023
Certification date: Wednesday 6th September 2023
September 2023 registration deadline date: Monday 30th October 2023
January 2024 registration deadline date: Monday 5th February 2024
The ICM Level 2 Award in Psychology (RQF) is typically taught over 28 weeks (with GLH of one hour per week) from September 2023 or alternatively, it can be taught from January 2024 over 14 weeks (with GLH of two hours per week). To register Learners for September 2023, please contact email@example.com prior to the commencement of teaching.
ICM facilitate reasonable adjustments to assessment in line with our Reasonable Adjustment and Special Consideration Policy and Procedure downloadable here. The deadlines for access arrangements are as follows:
Deadline for ICM provided Reasonable Adjustments (e.g. braille, enlarged papers etc): Monday 5th February 2024
Deadline for Centre provided Access Arrangements (e.g. extra time, a reader, a scribe etc): Monday 1 April 2024
*For conditions regarding Deferrals please refer to the ICM Reasonable Adjustments and Special Considerations policy document.
How to Pay
Registration fees can be paid by any one of the following methods:
Sterling Bank Draft – must be made payable to ICM
Sterling Postal Order – must be made payable to ICM
Sterling Cheque (if drawn on a UK Bank) – Cheques must be made payable to ICM
Bank transfers – all payments to be made in Pounds Sterling (£) to the following bank details.
IMPORTANT please quote the Student Number and/or Centre Number and a full name in the narrative.
ICM UK Bank Account Details:
Account name: The Institute of Commercial Management
Sort Code: 54 30 45
Account Number: 40764184
Bank name: Nat West
Bank address: 11 High Street, Ringwood, Hampshire. BH24 1BA.
Further information about registration and fees can be found on the Centre portal: https://www.icm.education/centre-signup. An invoice upon request can be issued to your Centre by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
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.