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NEW: Health Promotion | CC042 / CC042ON (12 Weeks Class Based or Online)

Course Overview

QQI Level 6 Minor Award in Health Promotion 6N2214
Course Code:
CC042 / CC042ON | TUES 18.45-21.45

This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to raise community awareness of health related issues, holistic approaches to health and to establish and evaluate health promotion programmes.

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Programme Description

• Explain how food is converted into energy and identify the factors that can affect the energy requirements of an individual : weight , height and exercise level
• Outline current diet guidelines and explain the link between exercise and well-being
• Demonstrate a basic knowledge of substance and drug abuse
• Demonstrate awareness about common illnesses in the population: Emphysema. COPD, Asthma, Diabetes, Heart Disease, etc.
• Identify Health issues in the local community
• Identify key agencies at local and national level e.g. medical, social, education, religious and sporting
• Demonstrate the importance of being a positive role model in promoting a healthy lifestyle in others. Identify ways to facilitate change through creative means
• Identify local resources i.e. funding, key personnel, facilities etc.
• Identify tasks required for successful implementation of a planned event e.g. design information sheet , booking event , guest speaker
• Use creative means to promoting healthy living and be able to motivate people (e.g. staff, clients, etc.)
• Adhere to budget guidelines
• Review of set targets and identifying key issues of a planned event
• Appraise the need for a holistic (mind/ body/ spirit ) approach to wellbeing
• Set health promotion targets to promote a healthier lifestyle
• Develop a health promotion event relevant to the local community

LCFE Funding