Health Promotion Officer

94597 Occupational Certificate: Health Promotion Officer, NQF Level 3, 163 Credits

Upcoming Course Date:
Venue: On-line Course

What is this course About?

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to:

  • Carry out basic assessments of communities, households’ groups and individuals.
  • Provide basic health education and referrals for a wide range of services.
  • Support and assist in navigating the health and social services system.

A qualified learner will be able to:

  • Conducting community, household and individual health assessments and identifying health needs and risks (actual and potential) and facilitating the family or an individual to seek the appropriate health service.
  • Promoting the health of the households and the individuals within these households.
  • Referring persons for further assessment and testing after performing simple basic screening.
  • Providing limited, simple health interventions in a household (e.g. basic first aid, oral rehydration and any other basic intervention that she or he is trained to provide).
  • Providing psychosocial support and managing interventions such as treatment defaulter tracing and adherence support.

Duration: 1 year

Entry Requirement: NQF Level 1 or equivalent competences in Mathematical Literacy and Communications

Health Promotion Officer,

Upcoming Course Date:
Venue: On-line Course