Health Trainers (7562)

  • Closed for registrations
Last Updated: 21 Jan 2019
Closed for registrations.

With a Certificate for Health Trainers, you'll get the knowledge and skills you need to work as a Health Trainer - someone who works in a community to support people's health and wellbeing with sensible and practical advice.
You can play a role in reducing health inequalities in the community - and you will be able to apply your skills across a range of diverse workplaces.
A Certificate for Health Trainers is a great option if you like the idea of working closely with people - often in your own community - to promote better health and well-being. You don't need any previous qualifications, so it's a great way to kick-start a career in this field.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?
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.
What Careers Can This Lead To?
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)
What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?
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.

Level 3

Level 3 Certificate for Health Trainers (7562-03)
Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017 Supportive services: Learning Assistant
Closed for registrations

Level 3 Certificate for Health Trainers

  • Accreditation No: 500/5517/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 15 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 70 - 70 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form