LEVEL 2 AWARD IN UNDERSTANDING HEALTH IMPROVEMENT
The Principles of Health Improvement
The objective of this qualification is to provide candidates with an understanding of the principles of promoting health and wellbeing and enable them to direct individuals towards further practical support in their efforts to attain a healthier lifestyle.
The qualification covers examples of inequalities in health within the UK, their possible causes and current approaches to tackling these inequalities. Candidates will learn how effective communication can support health messages, how to promote improvements in the health and wellbeing of others and understand the impact of behaviour change on improving an individual’s health and wellbeing.
This Award is the foundation unit for both the Level 2 Award in Improving the Public’s Health and the level 3 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing Improvement