This concise Online Learning course covers the fundamentals of how to promote and encourage Healthy Lifestyle Choices and how to Support Others with their Wellbeing Goals.
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With the UK population set to grow by 3 million people by 2028*, the amount of skilled and talented healthcare professionals will be in demand to look after our growing communities. There’s a huge diversity of roles that fall under ‘health improvement’ – from Pharmacy Assistants and the wider public healthcare workforce to Health Champion volunteers. Anyone working or volunteering in health improvement has a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the people they work with.
The Level 2 Understanding Health Improvement Online Learning Course is perfect for you if you want to learn best practice methods for improving the health of the people around you. This course has the most up-to-date reviews of healthcare inequalities and policies within the UK, and is ideal for you even if you already working in a health care related role and want to top-up your knowledge of the current healthcare landscape.
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Aims of the Course
The Level 2 Understanding Health Improvement Online Learning Course will equip you with all the information you need to promote health improvement schemes and initiatives. You will learn how to encourage others to look after their health, understand what a healthy lifestyle looks like and appreciate why people make the choices they make about their health. By the end of the course, you will also know how to inspire individuals looking to learn about health improvement and motivate others to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Who is the Course aimed at?
The Level 2 Understanding Health Improvement Online Learning Course is ideal for you if you work in a health care related role. If you have a professional role such as a Community Health Worker, a Health Advisor, a Pharmacy Assistant, or a voluntary role like a Workplace Health Champion - this course has all the information you need to develop a health improvement programme or activity. The course will also give you the tools you need to motivate and encourage others to make healthy lifestyle choices.
In addition to being ideal for healthcare professionals, we also recommend the course for you if you run a business and would like to set up a Health Champion programme. This course will equip your ‘Champions’ with the tools and resources they need to help make their colleagues happier and healthier.
How much does the Course Cost?
All our online courses are priced competitively and offer great value-for-money. The cost of the Level 2 Understanding 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: £60 each
- Course + Assessment: £100.50 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 up to eight hours of study. On successful completion, you'll receive an RSPH CPD Completion Certificate and eight CPD points.
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Once you've completed the course, you can apply to receive an electronic RSPH CPD Completion Certificate. Find out more about RSPH CPD recognition policy.
Should you wish to obtain the RSPH Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement you will need to complete a paper-based multiple-choice examination. Find out more about the assessment options available here. Upon successful completion of the assessment, you'll receive an RSPH Quality Assured Certificate in the post.