• YMCA Level 1 Award in Health Champions (601/6693/9)

    This qualification has been created to help people become peer educators.

    Price

    £15

    GLH

    47 hours

    TQT

    60 hours

    YMCA Level 1 Award in Health Champions

    Qualifications Type

    Introductory What does this mean?

    Qualification Number (QN)

    601/6639/9

    Availability

    Operational Start date – 1st August 2015

    Operational end date –

    Certification end date –

    Latest version of Qualification –

    Endorsement

    Overview

    This qualification has been created to help people become peer educators. As a result of their training, the learner will be able to communicate knowledge in a clear and easily understood way to their peers (their equals in respect of age, education or social class).

    Qualification details

    Learners will cover:

    • The role of peer leaders and different leadership styles
    • Key information and facts relating to health and well-being messages in subjects such as:
      • Healthy weight and healthy eating
      • Physical activity
      • Body image
      • Developing confidence and self-esteem
      • Feelings and emotions
      • Recognising and dealing with bullying, drugs and substance misuse
      • Alcohol misuse
      • Relationships and sexual health
      • Smoking awareness
    • How to plan, deliver and evaluate a peer leadership activity using methods such as:
      • Social Media
      • Information leaflets, wall poster, projects
      • Presentations, group discussion
      • Campaigns or open days

    Learners will complete four assessments for the 2 mandatory units and additional assessments based on the optional units completed:

    Assessments for the mandatory units:

    • Worksheets
      • Peer leadership
      • Health Improvement
    • Plan, deliver and evaluate a peer leadership activity
    • Health improvement personal review

    Assessments for the optional units:

    Learners will complete a mixture of tasks including:

    • Creation of information leaflets, posters/wall displays or social media information pages
    • Contribution to class projects/group discussion
    • Worksheets

    Subject areas covered include:

    • Understanding alcohol misuse
    • Encouraging physical activity
    • Encouraging a healthy weight and healthy eating’
    • Understanding body image
    • Developing confidence and self-esteem
    • Understanding feelings and emotions
    • Recognising and dealing with bullying
    • Understanding drugs and substance misuse
    • Develop an awareness of relationships and sexual health
    • Smoking awareness

    You can find further information on these assessments in the qualification syllabus and/or learner assessment record, which are available for centres to download from Y-Connect.

    Learners may go on to study further qualifications at a higher level, in similar or related areas, for example:

    YMCA Level 2 Award in Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Young People
    YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Gym Instructing
    YMCA Level 2 Certificate in Group Exercise Instructing
    YMCA Level 2 Diploma in Exercise and Fitness Instructing
    UNUnit titleeLearningManual
    A/506/8333Peer leadership
    L/504/2898Health improvement
    K/505/2127Understanding alcohol misuse
    M/505/2128Encouraging physical activity
    M/505/2131Encouraging a healthy weight and healthy eating
    D/504/5482Understanding body image✔️
    K/503/0967Developing confidence and self-esteem
    R/503/1000Understanding feelings and emotions
    J/503/0989Recognising and dealing with bullying
    J/506/2468Understanding drugs and substance misuse
    R/601/9844Develop an awareness of relationships and sexual health
    T/503/4682Smoking awareness

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