HEALTH AND WELLBEING COURSE INFORMATION
This Health and Wellbeing course in Brighton is designed for those who wish to develop knowledge of their own and others’ wellbeing. This is a good first step if you are hoping to return to work or study.
Our health and wellbeing course will encourage you to use your own experience turn it into a resource, developing your own self-care and encouraging recovery. You will cover a range of topics including stress, mental health, substance misuse and healthy eating and drinking.
On this accredited health and wellbeing course, you will be expected to undertake around 2 hours of study at home each week.
An interview is required to ensure that this course is suitable for you.
To book an interview please contact our main reception on 01273 810210 or email [email protected]
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COURSE TUTOR: Amanda Scanlon
DURATION: 10 weeks
Spring: 24 January 2019 – 4 April 2019 (half term 21 February 2019)
WHERE: Brighton Junction
COURSE FEE: (C) £870 (B) £420 (A) £15*
*This is assessed at enrolment and is dependent on residency, employment and benefit status. It is unlikely that you will have to pay £870 – this is for those who have not been resident in the European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 years.
This course cannot be booked online.
Please see further information on fees and concessions online or in our brochure.
Who this course is for?
This Level 1 accredited course is designed for those who wish to develop knowledge of their own and others’ wellbeing. This is a good first step if you are hoping to return to work or study.
This course will encourage you to use your own experience turn it into a resource, developing your own self-care and encouraging recovery. You will cover a range of topics including stress, mental health, substance misuse and healthy eating and drinking.
By completing this course you will achieve a NCFE / CACHE Level 1 Certificate in Well-Being.
What will I be able to do by the end of this course?
- State why stress can be useful or harmful.
- Apply a range of healthy strategies for preventing and reducing stress.
- Identify examples of mental health conditions.
- Look at mental health in the media and the impact that stereotyping might have.
- List types of substances that are misused and state reasons why people use them.
- Recognise possible signs of substance misuse.
- Give examples of where to identify support and advice on substance use.
- Distinguish the differences in alcohol unit strengths and current recommended allowances.
- Recognise some of the physical and psychological effects of alcohol misuse.
- Outline what is meant by a balanced diet.
- Give examples of ways that food can contribute to helping an individual to stay healthy.
- Recognise the importance of drinking enough to stay healthy.
What we ask of our learners
- To attend one scheduled lesson a week.
- To undertake homework tasks and to join with other learners in practical class activities. To achieve the NCFE / CACHE Level 1 you must pass all the set work, which will be assessed by the course tutor. When all of your work is completed and assessed by your tutor it will be checked by our internal moderator and by an external moderator from NCFE/CACHE to ensure it meets their standards.
What materials will I need for the course?
A ring-binder folder, pen and paper. It is also advisable that you have access to computer for your assignments. If you do not have a computer or internet access at home you can use the IT facilities at Friends Centre.
Roughly how much will they cost?
How will I know I am making progress?
Through tutor feedback, feedback on assignments, peer review, group work, presentations, self-assessment and reflective practice
Is there any extra study outside the class?
Approximately 2 hours per week.
Who is the course tutor?
Amanda Scanlon has worked in the charity sector since leaving university. She graduated with a BA(Hons) in Politics, but now specialises in mental health and wellbeing. She is also a Clinical Peer Trainer for the NHS.
Amanda enjoys the prospect of helping students achieve their aspirations through education and a healthy lifestyle.
In addition to being a tutor/trainer, Amanda enjoys practising yoga and mindfulness.
You wish to undertake a more specialist mental health qualification such as the NCFE / CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness at Friends Centre.
Thursday 24 January 2019 - Thursday 4 April 2019
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Full price: (C) £870.00 (B) £420.00
Concession rate (if available): (A) £15.00
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