FET Certificate: Public Awareness Promotion of Dread Disease & HIV/AIDS

Course Details

Public Awareness Promotion of Dread Disease & HIV/AIDS: NQF Level 4 (Credits 166) – HWSETA Accredited

Duration: This is a one year qualification and can also be offered as a HWSETA skills programme

Purpose

This qualification is intended to enable lay people and/or health care workers to help individuals and/or groups to approach the HIV/AIDS pandemic and any other dread disease in an integrated way so that the condition may be managed satisfactorily.

Recipients of this qualification will be able to:

  • Communicate with individuals and groups to generate understanding of HIV/AIDS or other dread disease
  • Provide knowledge of the causes and effects of infectious diseases including all sexually transmitted diseases to enable individuals and communities to combat their occurrence
  • Engage with individuals and groups to apply means to improve own and district health status

Entry Requirements

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 3
  • Communication at NQF Level 3

St John Training Centres offering this course

Bloemfontein: (051) 444 6276
Cape Town: (021) 461 8420
Durban: (031) 305 6588
East London: (043) 722 9840
Fish Hoek: (021) 782 3306
Grahamstown: (046) 636 1650
Johannesburg: (011) 403 4227
Kimberley: (053) 838 2519
Port Elizabeth: (041) 364 2701/2
Somerset West: (021) 851 7394

The qualification comprises 6 skills programmes

Programme 1: Primary health care

US Type: Core
US ID: 264974
Develop a community profile for a specific community
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Core
US ID: 12353
Facilitate participatory community development processes
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Core
US ID: 260406
Assist in facilitating and implementing primary health care projects within the community
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Core
US ID: 123394
Develop outcomes-based learning programmes
NQF Level: 05
NQF Credits: 10

Total Credits: 40

Programme 2: STI's, HIV and AIDS

US Type: Core
US ID: 114491
Educate and work closely with the community with regard to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including Human Immune Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS)
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 10


US Type: Core
US ID: 117507
Develop and implement a client ARV treatment plan
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Core
US ID: 252513
Apply established strategies and procedures to deal with risky behavior and promote personal wellbeing
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 03


US Type: Core
US ID: 260303
Planning and promoting nutritional programmes
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119721
Support marginalized, “at risk” and vulnerable individuals and groups and identify appropriate referral services
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 08

Total Credits: 39

Programme 3: Counselling

US Type: Core
US ID: 117860
Apply knowledge of interpersonal relationships to enhance the effectiveness of the counselling process
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 08


US Type: Core
US ID: 252512
Counsel an individual in a structured environment
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 12


US Type: Core
US ID: 252099
Provide nursing care to a terminally ill patient and support to the family
NQF Level: 05
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Elective
US ID: 252532
Provide on-going counselling and support to individuals infected or affected by HIV and AIDS
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 03


US Type: Core
US ID: 337179
Practice according to relevant ethical and legal codes
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 03


Total Credits: 31

Programme 4: Communication: First South African language

US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119472
Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119457
Interpret and use information from texts
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119465
Write/present/sign texts for a range of communicative contexts
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119458
Analyse and respond to a variety of literary texts
NQF Level: 03
NQF Credits: 05

Total Credits: 20

Programme 5: Communication: Second South African Language

US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119462
Engage in sustained oral/signed communication and evaluate spoken/signed texts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119469
Read/view, analyse and respond to a variety of texts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119471
Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 119459
Write/present/sign for a wide range of contexts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 05

Total Credits: 20

Programme 6: Mathematical literacy

US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 7468
Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business, national and international issues
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 9015
Apply knowledge of statistics and probability to critically interrogate and effectively communicate findings on life related problems
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 06


US Type: Fundamental
US ID: 9016
Represent analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts
NQF Level: 04
NQF Credits: 04

Total Credits: 16

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