The ABP Business Psychology Certification provides a route for ABP members to achieve ‘Business Psychologist’ status by evidencing their experience, expertise, competencies and skill across core psychology and business areas.
Levels of Certification
There are three levels of certification; Certified Business Psychologist, Certified Principal Business Psychologist and Fellow of the Association for Business Psychology.
You will need to demonstrate that you work in a role where you apply psychological practice in business. We also take into account your academic qualifications.
There are three levels of certification:
For each of the three levels, evidence is required which shows understanding and experience across some or all of the following core areas:
- Business Psychology Areas of Practice (selection and assessment; strategy and organisational effectiveness; learning and development; behavioural science; human motivation and wellbeing)
- The Consulting Cycle (advise, diagnose, design, implement, evaluate)
- Professional Business Practice (e.g. commercial acumen, law, ethics, diversity)
- ABP Values (being inclusive, being accessible, promoting business psychology, demonstrating best practice, building capability)
Listen to ABP Board Member Steve Apps talk through the certification background and process below: