Understanding Health Improvement Award Level 2

Understanding Health Improvement Award Level 2
15th August 2012 CCVS Admin

Overview

This Level 2 award is a qualification in raising awareness of health and wellbeing and willenable individuals to signpost others to interventions and services to support and motivate themto adopt healthier lifestyles.

This is a three day course assessed by a short multi choice exam.

Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  • Identify the principles of promoting health and wellbeing
  • Know how to direct people to makes healthier choices
  • Identify models of behaviour change
  • Deliver a brief intervention to motivate people to change a behaviour
  • Signpost people to appropriate local agencies for their health need

Target Group

This award is designed for people who work with the public in either an employed or a voluntary capacity and who have an interest in improving the health of communities andworkplaces.

It is the first step towards becoming a Health Trainer or a Health Champion and is recognised

by the NHS as a good starting qualification for those wishing to become more interested in Public Health.

Additional Information

This course is run by ACE CIC Health Trainers in both Colchester and Tendring venues and is FREE to volunteers.

21st, 30th August and 6th Sept – Kennedy House Clacton 9:30am- 3:30pm

17th, 24th 31st August – Cornerstone, Colchester. 9:30am-3:30pm

To book a place or to find out more information, please call 01206 288572

A certificate is awarded upon completion and you will receive

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