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In a culture where people frequently work long hours, juggle their career and family commitments and commute long distances, knowing how to take care of your mental and physical health is vital. As well as being beneficial for your own wellbeing, knowing methods to encourage others to make healthy choices are sought after skills at work and in voluntary roles.
The Level 1 Health Improvement online learning course covers keys areas of personal wellbeing, including the individual changes you can make to improve your health from today. For anyone who is keen to learn how to champion and improve the health of communities, the course includes an outlining of the health inequalities that exist within societies and what can be done to address these.
The course has been designed by our tutors to make the whole learning experience engaging, straightforward and painless. Similarly, the learning material is interactive, split into manageable bite-size sections and created to be as flexible as possible, to fit around your busy schedule!
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Aims of the Course
The RSPH Level 1 Health Improvement Online Learning Course teaches you all you need to know about encouraging people in your community to make healthy choices. There’s a myriad of information about health and wellbeing available that can be overwhelming to follow - this course presents the essential information you need about healthy lifestyles that is practical and easy to digest. You'll learn what public health advances have been made over the years, how lifestyle choices affect our health and simple steps to improve your own wellbeing.
Who is the Course aimed at?
The Level 1 Health Improvement Online Learning Course is ideal for you if you work in or are planning a career in a health and social care related career. The roles this covers are varied and exciting; from workplace Health Champions to Community Health Workers, thousands of people across the UK contribute to helping improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and organisations.
As well as individuals looking to learn about health improvement, the course has also been developed for companies who would like to improve the overall wellbeing of their employees. We recommend the course if you are a business who would like to understand better what workplace practices you could adopt to boost the mental and physical health of your staff.
How much does the Course Cost?
All our online courses are priced competitively and offer great value-for-money. The cost of the RSPH Level 1 Health Improvement Online Learning Course, depends on whether you select the Course Only or the Course + Assessment bundle. And how many courses you intend to buy (see Volume Discount below):
- Course only: £35 each
- Course + assessment: £57 each
How do you access the Course? And how long does it take to complete?
All course materials are accessed through our interactive online platform RSPH Learn. (you need to be connected to the internet). You can purchase the course by visiting our Learning Catalogue in My RSPH. If you do not have an account you must first register here. You can buy a course for yourself, or multiple to assign to other learners. If you are buying a course for yourself, you should tick the ‘assign course to yourself’ box at the check-out.
The course topics are split out, with Revision Quizzes to test your knowledge, as you work through the modules. It can be paused and restarted whenever you like, and you have six months to complete the course. The entire course involves roughly six hours of study. On successful completion, you'll receive an RSPH CPD Completion Certificate and six CPD points.
24/7 Access via the RSPH Learn LMS
All RSPH online courses are accessed through RSPH Learn, our online learning platform, which can be used across all devices.
Once you've completed the course, you can apply to receive an electronic RSPH CPD Completion Certificate. Find out more about the assessment options available here.