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Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion

Wednesday, September 13, 2017   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: Training, Courses, health promotion, public health, qualification

Have fun while add valuing to your health promotion experience. The Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion is an interactive course relating theory to students' own experiences, knowledge and skills and is fun. The training is comprised of two four-day block courses.

You'll also get to meet like-minded colleagues from other areas. No worries if it's your first time studying since you left school - we are set up to support all learners and will work with you to ensure your success.


  • Block One: Tuesday 31st October to Friday 3rd November 2017
  • Block Two: Tuesday 29th November to Friday 1st December 2017

Time: 8.30am to 4.30pm each day. Morning and afternoon tea/coffee will be available - lunch is not provided.
Location: University of Canterbury Dovedale Campus (32 Dovedale Avenue, Ilam).
Cost: $512.50 for HPF members and non-members. All prices inclusive of GST.

See the Health Promotion Forum terms and conditions.

Register online for the Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion. Applications need to be submitted two weeks before the course start date.

Contact Emma Frost at the Health Promotion Forum if you have any queries (emma[at] or 09 531 5504).

Health Promotion Forum of NZ banner.

About the Certificiate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion

Participants attending this workshop will:

  • Demonstrate the skills necessary for effective learning and beginning health promotion practice.
  • Define health promotion and discuss the values and ethics that underpin health promotion practice.
  • Identify and explain the significance of key documents relevant to health promotion practice in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Provide examples of a range of key health promotion strategies and tools.

The short course contributes to an introductory knowledge of Nga Kaiakatanga Hauora mo Aotearoa Health Promotion Competencies for Aotearoa New Zealand competency statements.

Find out more about the Health Promotion Competencies for Aotearoa New Zealand.

This course is a joint venture between Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand (HPF) and Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT).

Find out more more information on the Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion.

Download the brochure on the Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion.

Comments from past students include:

  • "I found the interaction with other tauira very helpful and also all the course materials that were handed out."
  • "Learning from a peer “health promotion is the fence @ the top of the hill, not the ambulance at the bottom.”

Read the story of Health Link North Manager Wiki Shepherd-Sinclair who credits the Certificate of Achievement with launching her on the way to her Master's Degree.

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