The Certificate for Health Trainers covers things like:
• Helping people make healthier food choices
• Helping people diet, exercise and quit smoking
• Addressing people's behaviour towards health
• Motivating people to change.
The Certificate for Health Trainers focuses on practical activities that help you develop communication and relationship-building skills. You will demonstrate the skills and knowledge you gain through a portfolio of evidence based on your hands-on experience.
The Health Trainers qualification lets you use your skills across a range of diverse workplaces - including the NHS, local authorities, community groups, businesses and voluntary organisations.
Being a health trainer can even broaden the scope of an existing job - so it is great for people like pharmacy assistants, leisure centre workers, housing officers and union representatives in the workplace.
This qualification also provides the foundation for moving into more senior posts (eg family support workers)
This qualification focuses on practical activities. The units are assessed by a portfolio of evidence.
You may design a programme of study that best meets the needs and capabilities of your learners and satisfies the requirements of the qualification.
In order to offer the Certificate for Health Trainers, you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.
You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.
To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.
You can get fast-track approval if you offer the Level 3 Certificate for Health Trainers (3075). Download the form for automatic/fast-track approval.
Anyone can take a Certificate for Health Trainers, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.