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Health promotion training in Aotearoa

 

The Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand

The Health Promotion Forum has 25 years' experience in offering training to meet the needs of a range of communities, programmes and service providers. The offer workshops to assist you to update your health promotion competency.  Update your health promotion competency. Choose from the workshops that are designed for your on-going development. Or contact them directly to discuss your specific training needs. 

The Health Promotion Forum, with its solid experience, would also be delighted to tailor a course to meet the needs of your group. Please contact us to discuss your training requirements.

HPF workshops and other information.

The Health Promotion Forum also offers the Certificate of Achievement in Introducing Health Promotion.  Also known as "the short course".

This interactive course relates theory to students' own experiences, knowledge and skills and you have fun as you learn. It is part time, with two four day blocks 'on course'.  The Certificate - or short course - contributes to an introductory knowledge of the Nga Kaiakatanga Hauora mo Aotearoa Health Promotion Competencies for Aotearoa New Zealand. Applications need to be submitted at least two weeks before the course start date.  

About the HPF short course and other information.

 


University of Otago

Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health endorsed in Health Promotion

University of Otago’s Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health endorsed in Health Promotion is taught on campus in Christchurch, Wellington and Dunedin. 
 
The PGCertPH (HLPR) comprises four 15 point papers, each taught over half semester terms, giving flexibility to arrange study around other commitments.  Two are compulsory papers with learning outcomes that cover the nature and practice of health promotion, programme planning and evaluation.  Candidates are required to choose two further optional papers, giving scope to complement their learning with public health papers that interest them.
 

Candidates would normally complete the qualification in half an academic year of full time study or the equivalent in part-time study.

As a guidance, a general requirement for entry into Postgraduate Public Health courses at University of Otago, is a good undergraduate degree, diploma, or professional qualification, which would normally equate to a B average overall.
 

Candidates can apply for admission to the programme, to start their qualification either in first semester or mid-year.  Application for this programme is made online.
 

For further information, please contact:

Wellington Campus:
publichealth.uow@otago.ac.nz
phone +64 4 918 6040
Christchurch Campus:
publichealth.uoc@otago.ac.nz
Phone +64 3 364 3602
Dunedin Campus:
postgrad.publichealthdunedin@otago.ac.nz
+64 3 479 7205



Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health endorsed in Health Promotion

University of Otago’s Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health endorsed in Health Promotion is taught on campus in Christchurch, Wellington and Dunedin. 
 

Recognising the demand for those with specialist training in health promotion, the University of Otago now offers the Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health (DPH) endorsed in Health Promotion.
 

This endorsement is designed to develop skills and knowledge in:

  • Determinants of health
  • Health inequalities
  • Maori health promotion
  • Evidence-informed intervention
  • Programme planning and evaluation
  • Health public policy
  • Working with communities and in other settings.

The DPH endorsed in Health Promotion comprises eight 15 point papers, each taught over half semester terms, giving flexibility to arrange study around other commitments. 
 

Candidates would normally complete the qualification in one academic year of full time study or the equivalent in part-time study.
 
As a guidance, a general requirement for entry into Postgraduate Public Health courses at University of Otago, is a good undergraduate degree, diploma, or professional qualification, which would normally equate to a B average overall.
 
Candidates can apply for admission to the programme, to start their qualification either in first semester or mid-year.  Application for this programme is made online.
 

Note students who have previously completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health are exempted from 60 points in the Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health; however, all core paper requirements must be met.
 

For further information, please contact:

Wellington Campus:
publichealth.uow@otago.ac.nz
phone +64 4 918 6040
Christchurch Campus:
publichealth.uoc@otago.ac.nz
Phone +64 3 364 3602
Dunedin Campus:
postgrad.publichealthdunedin@otago.ac.nz
+64 3 479 7205






   

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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