This Unit is designed to enable learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of effective training delivery and classroom management especially in relation to sexual health. This subject can bring its own difficulties given the variety of opinions and values individuals may hold in relation to those individuals who experience sexual health problems. The Unit will introduce the learners to issues in relation to learning styles, group dynamics and how to use and adapt training aids to meet the needs of diverse groups who attend training.
This Unit is suitable for learners wishing to study the Unit as a stand-alone Unit or to study it as part of a Group Award. The Unit is suitable for learners who wish to gain employment, or who may already be employed, in health and social care, education and/or community partnerships sector. The Unit is suitable for learners to gain knowledge of Sexual Health as it relates to these sectors and/or for learners who wish to seek employment within a specialist Sexual Health resource. Learners may wish to undertake this Unit and/or the Group Award as a means of seeking further progression within their workplace or as a means of progressing to higher level study. This unit is comprised of one full day of training as well as a take-home assignment.
The Professional Development Award in Sexual Health Training at SCQF level 7 includes two units: Introduction to sexual health training (Unit 1) and Experiential learning (Unit 2). This course is designed to extend or broaden professional or vocational skills and is linked to National Occupational Standards for Learning and Development.
These PDAs were newly launched in 2017 and we are the first centre to be approved to offer them.
This qualification is aimed at people who deliver sexual health training to various audiences. For example, those working, or aiming to work, in the sexual health sector with young people or people with a history of drug and alcohol misuse, or people with mental health issues or learning disabilities. It is also suitable for people who are already training in this field who wish to update or improve their knowledge and expertise and/or obtain a qualification.This qualification is comprised of two units:
Unit 1 – Sexual Health Training: An Introduction
Unit 2 – Sexual Health Training: Experiential Learning
Please be aware that you must complete both units to qualify for the full Professional Development Award. We recommend that you take both courses together, and that Unit 1 is completed before Unit 2.
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