Course location: Online, Zoom
When: Thursday 22nd July, 9:30am – 4pm
Trainer: Karan Thomas
Aim: To support learners to complete the RSPH Level 2 Award in Encouraging Vaccination Uptake.
What you will learn
The objective of this training is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding to promote the importance of vaccination programmes and to use behaviour change models and motivational techniques to support individuals in making a decision to receive a vaccination.
As a result of this session, you will be able to:
- Understand the importance of vaccines and the key features of vaccination programmes
- Identify the sources of vaccine concern and vaccine hesitancy
- Understand what can impact on behaviour change and how to explore these factors with an individual
- Understand how to apply models of behaviour change in a brief intervention or conversation with an individual around vaccination programmes
Assessment will be completed through a learner workbook which should be submitted for marking after completion of the training. Leaners will receive the Level 2 qualification certificate from RSPH on successful completion of the assessment.
Who is it aimed at?
This qualification will be appropriate for individuals active in a number of roles such as: health coaches, care navigators, health and wellbeing advocates, social prescribing link workers, health mentors, health coaches, and wellbeing support workers.
It is also suitable for those working in roles specifically related to vaccination programmes, as well those in community-facing roles such as health champions and community workers. It is also appropriate for any members of the wider public health workforce who are wishing to progress their career in this area.