Core Skills

This section outlines the core skill areas of Organisational Psychologists, and how to gain the core skill and practical skills.

Typically entry to the career is through completion of a Bachelors Degree majoring in Psychology (or sometimes Human Resource Management) and then a Honours or Masters Degree in Organisational Psychology.

To become a Chartered Member of the Institute and Registered Psychologist you would then complete a Post Graduate Diploma in Organisational Psychology. This is completed whilst working and involves submitting projects for review, supervision and an oral exam.

Human – machine interaction and work place design

Job analysis and competency design

Selection and assessment

Coaching, Counselling and career development

Training and development

Employee relations and motivation

Organisational development and change