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Health Promotion QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom

Health Promotion QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom is a course run by Forus Training, Westmeath. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 8 weeks. Health Promotion QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Higher Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Health Promotion QQI Level 6 Online via Zoom at Forus Training, please review the details below.

Are you interested in studying Health Promotion? Forus Training’s Level 6 Health Promotion course is starting on November 20th 2023 for €360.
This 8 week course gives you the skills and competence to promote health and wellness to raise community awareness of health related issues, holistic approaches to health and to establish and evaluate health promotion programmes.

Throughout this course, you will…


  • Explain how food is converted into energy and identify the factors that can affect the energy requirements of an individual: weight, height and exercise level,
  • Outline current diet guidelines and explain the link between exercise and well-being,
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of substance and drug abuse,
  • Demonstrate an awareness about common illnesses in the population: Emphysema, COPD, Asthma, Diabetes, Heart Disease, etc,
  • Identify health issues in the local community,
  • Identify key agencies at local and national level e.g. medical, social, education, religious and sporting,
  • Demonstrate the importance of being a positive role model in promoting a healthy lifestyle in others,
  • Identify ways to facilitate change through creative means,
  • Identify local resources i.e. funding, key personnel, facilities, etc,
  • Identify tasks required for successful implementation of a planned event e.g. design information sheet, booking event, guest speaker,
  • Use creative means to promoting healthy living and be able to motivate people (e.g. staff, clients, etc)
  • Adhere to budget guidelines,
  • Review of set targets and identifying key issues of a planned event,
  • Evaluate their own lifestyle choices,
  • Appraise the need for a holistic (mind/body/spirit) approach to wellbeing,
  • Set health promotion targets to promote a healthier lifestyle,
  • Develop a health promotion event relevant to the local community,
  • Demonstrate understanding of how best to motivate people,
  • Know how to empower the individual in the local community i.e. education, access to resources, etc,
  • Organise a healthy living event e.g. relevant seminar, food demonstration, hike, walk, exercise/dance/yoga class,
  • Delegate responsibilities to team members as appropriate and supervise team members as required,
  • Identify possible solutions and make recommendation for implementation on future events.



The course is assessed in the following ways:

  • Assignment 30%
  • Project 50%
  • Learner Record 20%


Why Forus Training?

At Forus Training, we have many different supports available for your learning:

  • Learners have access to a Learning Management System (LMS). You will be given an account and a full induction on how the course works and how to access all available resources. The LMS includes all session slideshows and related quizzes, and extra course material (where applicable),
  • We also offer a Learner Pack (optional extra with Self Paced) which includes a letter introducing the trainer, the assessment brief, a learner record document, printed LMS slideshows for reference, and accompanying manual / notes to support further learning,
  • Live tutorial sessions are held via Zoom. Our trainers are skilled and experienced in making live sessions engaging and interactive. All tutorials are recorded so that you can go back and re-watch which is especially useful when working on assessments,
  • Other course providers tend to not offer continued support to their learners. Our trainers open numerous doors to our learners. These include opportunities for discussion and feedback, and opportunities to bring up areas that need further assistance or support. They also offer additional education and learning activities, assessment support, opportunities to submit drafts, and meetings before or after class to answer queries that cannot be covered in the session (by appointment).


Click here for more information on studying Health Promotion with Forus Training!

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Training ProviderForus Training
Course LocationMullingar, Westmeath
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsHealth Promotion
Course Start Date20th November 2023
Course End Date29th January 2024
Course Duration8 weeks
Course TimeThe course is accessible online, with a mixture of virtual sessions and self directed learning. Tutor support is provided throughout the course.
Course Fee360
Entry RequirementsThis course is open to anyone interested in doing it provided you fulfil some or one of the following criteria: Have completed the Leaving Certificate, and/or You may also be eligible if you have relevant life and work experience, in this case you may need to speak to the tutor and discuss your previous work experience or furnish the tutor with a CV and work references.
Carear PathThis course leads to a Level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may use their credits towards completing a higher level of study in the area of Health and Social Care. Students who successfully complete this Major Award can also use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
Course Code6N2214
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