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Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion

Thursday, April 04, 2019   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: health promotion, Training, education

What is health promotion? How do I use health promotion in my work? If you asked yourself any of these questions then this is the Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion course for you.

  • Have fun while adding value to your health promotion experience.
  • First time studying since you left school?  No worries!  We are set up to support all learners and will work with you to ensure your success.

"I found the interaction with other tauira very helpful and also all the course materials that were handed out." - Anonymous

"Learning from a peer “health promotion is the fence @ the top of the hill, not the ambulance at the bottom.” – Shanti ..."

Managers - Let us take the training off your hands

  • Your staff will gain greater understanding and confidence in their work.
  • Watch as they use their knowledge to secure greater engagement from your clients and colleagues.

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

Apply now to gain your Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion. Enrolment. Applications need to be submitted before the course start date.

This interactive course relates theory to students' own experiences, knowledge and skills and is fun. It is part time, with two, four day blocks "on course".

  • Location:  Dunedin.  Venue to be confirmed.
  • Block 1 Dates: Tuesday 7th May to Friday 10th May 2019.
  • Block 2 Dates: Tuesday 4th to Friday 7th June 2019.
  • Cost:               $512.50 Members and Non Members, inclusive of GST. Please note terms and conditions apply to cancellations. A limited number of Scholarships are available. Criteria conditions apply.

Complete the online registration to enrol or please contact Emma [emma[at]] by email or phone 09 300 3734 for an application or for more information on the scholarships.

Learning outcomes

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

As a result of attending this workshop, participants 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.

Learn more about the Certificate of Achievement in Introducting Health Promotion course content on the Hauora website.

About the Tutors

Sue Taylor and Trevor Simpson are experienced tutors with a strong background in health promotion.

General information

Morning and afternoon tea/coffee will be available however, lunch is not provided.

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

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch