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Months of entry

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Course content

Mentalism offers a unique insight into the inner workings and secrets of how we think and how our minds work. From apparent mind reading to incredible feats of memorisation and an uncanny knack for spotting untruths, you’ll learn the techniques and methodologies that can improve our intuition and innate ability to read people and form an educated opinion of what is likely going through their mind.

The course explores how the realities of mentalism stack up against common exaggerations and misunderstandings, before examining the two main approaches to mind reading; insinuation – putting a thought in someone’s mind – and inference – extracting an existing thought.

You’ll learn how to put this knowledge to use in readings and we’ll investigate the ideomotor response, including its potential uses in mind reading, and the mentalism skills and techniques that can turn you into a human lie detector.

We’ll consider the practical, ethical ways in which we can nudge others into becoming more receptive to our preferences, as we explore cognitive bias, equivoque and statistical probability. We’ll also look into the use of suggestion and its applications as a performance art, and investigate memory – how it works, how to improve your recall abilities, how and why we forget, and the ways in which memory can be manipulated or erased.

Finally, we look at how to apply the techniques of mentalism in our own lives – considering the importance of meditation, how to protect ourselves from unwanted manipulation, and how to influence ourselves to make, and stick with, positive changes in our lives.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Become familiar with the realities of mentalism
  • Understand the mind reading techniques of insinuation and inference
  • Explore influence and suggestion techniques
  • Learn about memory – including how to improve yours and manipulate others
  • Learn how to use mentalism for self-improvement

Information for international students

Mentalism offers a unique insight into the inner workings and secrets of how we think and how our minds work. From apparent mind reading to incredible feats of memorisation and an uncanny knack for spotting untruths, you’ll learn the techniques and methodologies that can improve our intuition and innate ability to read people and form an educated opinion of what is likely going through their mind.

The course explores how the realities of mentalism stack up against common exaggerations and misunderstandings, before examining the two main approaches to mind reading; insinuation – putting a thought in someone’s mind – and inference – extracting an existing thought.

You’ll learn how to put this knowledge to use in readings and we’ll investigate the ideomotor response, including its potential uses in mind reading, and the mentalism skills and techniques that can turn you into a human lie detector.

We’ll consider the practical, ethical ways in which we can nudge others into becoming more receptive to our preferences, as we explore cognitive bias, equivoque and statistical probability. We’ll also look into the use of suggestion and its applications as a performance art, and investigate memory – how it works, how to improve your recall abilities, how and why we forget, and the ways in which memory can be manipulated or erased.

Finally, we look at how to apply the techniques of mentalism in our own lives – considering the importance of meditation, how to protect ourselves from unwanted manipulation, and how to influence ourselves to make, and stick with, positive changes in our lives.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Become familiar with the realities of mentalism
  • Understand the mind reading techniques of insinuation and inference
  • Explore influence and suggestion techniques
  • Learn about memory – including how to improve yours and manipulate others
  • Learn how to use mentalism for self-improvement

Fees and funding

UK students
£127
International students
£127

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Quality Licence Scheme
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • CPD
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The Mentalism Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points. Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course. This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15). The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector. The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.150

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