Great Thinkers in Psychology

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Course code: PL1823F

An interesting, fun and friendly course that will help you develop your knowledge of popular Theorists in Psychology at a simple, introductory level.



From 25 Apr 2024 to 04 Jul 2024
Thu 14:00-16:00

10 weeks

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25 Apr 2024

14:00 to 16:00

02 May 2024

14:00 to 16:00

09 May 2024

14:00 to 16:00

16 May 2024

14:00 to 16:00

23 May 2024

14:00 to 16:00

06 Jun 2024

14:00 to 16:00

13 Jun 2024

14:00 to 16:00

20 Jun 2024

14:00 to 16:00

27 Jun 2024

14:00 to 16:00

04 Jul 2024

14:00 to 16:00


Lindlar Hall 

Lindar Close, Wincombe Lane



Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £130.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £130.00 ,the concession fee  £65.00.


Skills & Learning Adult Community Education

01202 123444

What the course is about

<p>During this fascinating course you will receive both group and individual support in order to help you learn more about Psychology and the great thinkers, practitioners and scholars who influenced it’s development.</p>

<p>Topics that may be covered include:</p>

<li>Talking about popular Theorists, who paved the way for modern Psychology?</li>
<li>Who shaped the way we think about mind and behaviour?. </li>
<li>How their work has influenced society’s ability to understand why people are the way they are. Why they do the things they do. How their behaviours can be changed. </li>

<p>All our courses are made up of elements of speaking & listening, reading and writing, and you will work on these elements throughout the course.</p>

<p>Some of the skills you gain on this course could help increase your opportunities for employment or working within the community. Learning takes place in a friendly classroom setting, which is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.</p>

<p>This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course. </p>

Pre-course information session or interview

<p>There are no Pre-course information sessions or interviews in order to enrol on this course.</p>

<p>Please be aware that sometimes people share personal information and that anything of this nature discussed within the course is confidential.</p>

Assessment of progress, tests, exams

<p>Your tutor will work with you to develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) which will help you review your progress towards achieving your goals during the course. </p>

<p>There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.</p>

Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications

<p>This is a complete beginner&#039;s course and you will be expected to have no experience in the subject.</p>

Materials and costs

<p>Please bring with you a pen and notebook.</p>

Next Step

<p>Following the successful completion of this course, you may be interested in other courses at the next levels may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.</p>

Additional information

<p><strong>English, maths and computing skills:</strong> all of our courses support the development of relevant English, maths and computing skills.<br />
<strong>Refunds:</strong> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href=""></a> or in our brochure.<br />
<strong>Attendance:</strong> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible.<br />
<strong>Places on courses:</strong> many of our courses are in high demand. If you have been offered a place but no longer require it, please advise us immediately as you may be preventing another learner from taking the place. Where learners do not attend the first session, without having given prior notice, Skills & Learning reserve the right to offer the place on the course to another learner; you will not be eligible for a refund it it is outside of the terms outlined in our cancellation policy.<br />
<strong>Fully funded learners:</strong> if you have been offered a fully funded place on a course and no longer require it, you must advise us before the course starts so that your place can be offered to someone else. We reserve the right to withdraw future offers of fully funded places if you regularly do not start or complete funded courses.<br />
<strong>Home study:</strong> you will be required to do significant study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.<br />
<strong>Proof of identity:</strong> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session. You will also need to provide it for any external examinations you take.<br />
<strong>Off-site activities:</strong> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.<br />
<strong>Parking at centres:</strong> parking at centres may be limited; please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href=""></a>.<br />
<strong>Refreshments:</strong> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href=""></a>.<br />
<strong>Unspent Criminal Convictions</strong> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href=""></a>.<br />
If you have any <strong>accessibility or disability issues</strong> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course, please contact: 01202 123444 or e-mail <a href=""></a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.</p>