Many people experience health inequalities in everyday life, the Governments priority is to improve the national status of wellbeing and health. The RSPH level 1 Award is the first step in the right direction to improving individuals own health and extending their knowledge on healthcare issues.
The award provides individuals with a greater understanding of the basic principles of health and how it impacts on their daily lifestyle choices.
Moreover, the award enables them to take on greater awareness of their own health and to use their knowledge to care for others.
The focal point is on physical and mental health and wellbeing and can be applied on an individual or a workplace based setting. In a work-based setting one employee will develop a greater responsibility for promoting health and wellbeing in their work environment.
This award is suitable for anyone with an interest in health and wellbeing, including:
The package offered is made up of 10 learning hours including the assessment; this is usually delivered in one day.
The package is flexible and can be adjusted to suit the needs of employees and employers.
This award provides a foundation for further learning. Successful candidates can progress to other health awards such as the RSPH level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement, and Healthier Foods and Special Diets, or broaden their knowledge in specific area, e.g. The WiPP Self Care Skills Training and The Expert Patient Programme. The award complements other national awards and initiatives promoting workplace wellness and healthy living.
Training will either be held at St Mary's University College or your own workplace.