Professional Ethics 12 CEUs


This course is a course on professional ethics.  It is designed for people governed by and interested in ethics in psychology and other health and welfare professionals. Other professionals in the Health and Social Services professions may find the course relevant.

Overall objectives of the program: The overall objectives of the training are to enhance:
• knowledge of ethics
• understanding of ethics
• ability to apply ethical rules

Target audience

  • Psychology practitioners
  • Psychology professionals
  • Psychology students
  • Counseling professional
  • Counseling practitioners
  • Students in Counseling
  • Other related and interested professionals, professionals & students

Learning Method

This is a self-paced online course. Those who wish to engage in discussions may do so through the ethics course forum.

Study Material

  • Undesirable Business Practice

Suggested Readings

  • APA Ethical Code
  • British Psychological Society Ethical Code


Candidates will answer 30 multiple-choice questions. You may download the examination and do it leisurely off-line and then enter it online at your convenience. There is no restriction of how long you may sit for the examination.

Success: A minimum of 85% is required for successful completion of the course. A certificate will be awarded to those who achieve this goal.

Costs: A non-refundable fee of R 684.00. Candidates may repeat the examination up to 3 times at no additional cost.

Proof of completion
Upon completion of the course you will be awarded a certificate. The certificate will be sent to you using the email address you provided at registration. Should you wish the certificated to be sent to an alternate address please send an email to In addition to your certificate, will keep a record of individuals who have completed the course as required by the HPCSA. will keep the records for at least five years.

Course Evaluation
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