RSPH (Royal Society for Public Health) Level 2 Award in Improving the Public’s Health

Dates, time and duration

  • 11 & 12 October 2017, 09:30 – 16:30
  • 18 & 19 October 2017, 09:30 – 16:30

38 hours total qualification time.  26 guided learning hours over a two-week period.

Venue

RSH Hospital, Southampton, SO14 0YG

Overview

This qualification is an RSPH accredited course, designed to meet the need for a radical upgrade in prevention and public health and is for people working in the wider public health workforce.  The qualification provides a knowledge and understanding of the principles of health improvement and mental health and wellbeing as well as how to build relationships with clients and the local context of health and wellbeing issues and measures for addressing them.  It is mapped to national occupational standards, functions of the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework (PHSK) and Making Every Contact Count (MECC) guidelines.

Target audience

This course is for people working in the wider public health workforce who wish to engage in prevention and improve health in their communities or sector.  Successful participants will be able to support individuals in behaviour change that leads to healthier lifestyles and address local issues.

For more programme details, contact Wendy.Hislop@solent.nhs.uk

Assessment

Assessment will be based on a mix of short multiple question exam, learner workbooks and a piece of research and its presentation, all incorporated into the 38 hours.

Fees

There will be a charge of £260 per participant.

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