National Certificate:
Health Promotion Officer

SAQA CODE: 94597

WHY THIS COURSE

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a student to carry out basic assessments of communities, households groups and individuals, to provide basic health education and referrals for a wide range of services, to support and assist in navigating the health and social services system.

Qualification Entry Requirements

Grade 12

Mathematical Literacy

Communication

Science

Prospective students are encouraged to further confirm the above entry requirements with the College Head before ruling themselves not compliant. Experimental learning may also be considered.

 

Career Path

Health improvement practitioner

Health protection practitioner

Public health nutritionist

Smoking cessation advisor

Substance misuse worker

Teenage pregnancy coordinator

On completion of this qualification students will be able to:

  1. Conduct assessment of the social, physical, and economic dynamics in communities.

  2. Conduct household assessments and identify those at risk of health-related issues. (Including impairments in health status).

  3. Provide information, education, and support for healthy behaviors and appropriate home care.

  4. Provide psychosocial support.

  5. Identify and manage minor health problems
THINK EMPLOYMENT!

Where Education and Business Meet Etiquette

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2021

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NATIONAL CERTIFICATE: HEALTH PROMOTION OFFICER ​