Occupational psychology

Qualification in Occupational Psychology (QOP (Stage 2))

The Society’s Qualification in Occupational Psychology is called QOP (Stage 2).  It is a Doctorate level qualification designed to give you the necessary post-graduate training in order to be eligible for registration with the HCPC, the right to use the title Occupational Psychologist and Chartered Membership with the Society. 

Occupational Psychologist is a title protected by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).  In order to become an Occupational Psychologist and offer your services to the public you must have Chartered Membership and be registered with the HCPC.

Useful forms and documents

There are a number of forms that are used throughout the Qualification that are available for candidates and supervisors:

All other forms can be accessed by the candidates using the candidate community pages for the 2010 and 2012 handbooks.

If you are having trouble accessing the community pages please email [email protected] 


Information for all Supervisors can be found here.

QOP (Stage 2) Review

Information on the QOP review can be found here.

Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)

More information on the HCPC can be found here.

Contact the Qualifications Team

Phone: +44 (0)116 252 9505

Fax: +44 (0)116 227 1314

Email: [email protected]

The British Psychological Society
St Andrews House
48 Princess Road East