Health Promotion Course

Level 4 Diploma in Health Promotion and Management Qualification

The Level 4 Diploma in Health Promotion and Management aims to develop candidates knowledge and understanding of health promotion management, lifestyle and risk assessment. The course focus on sports nutrition, diet, health promotion in the community and schools.

Vocational Learning encourages candidates to submit naturally occurring evidence from their work environment to demonstrate competency against the practical requirements of the course. We welcome other evidence such as prior learning and do not just rely on assignments. This can include schemes of work, assessment reports, course resources and communication records. You are usually expected to complete this course within 10 to 20 weeks depending on the combination of units you have selected.The course has a guided learning requirement of 120 hours. The total qualification time is 365 hours.

Course Delivery and Support of the Course

The Level 4 Diploma in Health Promotion and Management course is delivered by either distance, blended learning or as classroom based. You are expected to meet course requirements regardless of the method of delivery.

Level 4 Diploma in Health Promotion and Management Course

You will need to fully participate in online activities and provide multimedia evidence whenever possible.You will be expected to complete the course between 10 to 20 weeks. Candidates who are committed and work hard can study the course fast track and complete within a few weeks.

The full cost of the course is £585. You can also pay using a payment plan by making a deposit of £132 and four monthly instalments. Each instalment will be £132.

On enrolment every candidate will be allocated an assessor who will also be their tutor and the first port of call for all assessments and learning needs. You will have access to resources, coursework, tutorials, events, forums, web conferences, and face-to-face sessions. We regularly host support sessions during the day, night and weekends.

You will be expected to participate in an induction session to fully understand how to use our learning management system (Access), locate resources and your coursework. This induction can either be face-to-face or online. You will need to have a discussion with your assessor to negotiate and agree your learning and assessment plan. You are expected here to discuss about any needs, targets, practical requirements (if applicable) and declare any prior learning you wish to be considered. Your assessor will draft your “Holistic Assessment Plan” which will reflect your needs. The plan will also contain information about assessments, ground rules and expected course end date.

Course Structure

To be successfully awarded the Level 4 Diploma in Health Promotion and Management qualification you have to complete the following units:

Unit 1: Health management, lifestyle and risk assessment
Unit 2: Sports nutrition and diet
Unit 3: The use of alternative therapies for coping with stress
Unit 4: Health promotion in the community
Unit 5: Health promotion in schools
Unit 6: Health promotion in the workplace


The Level 4 Diploma in Health Promotion and Management is assessed by a portfolio of evidence which you have to compile and submit at the end of the course. The assessment process will involve a range of methods such as prior learning, assignments, reflective accounts, witness statements, questioning observations of practice and work products.

You will normally be expected to complete four assignments, submit work based evidence and document at least 30 hours of teaching by the end of the course. You will also be expected to be observed for a minimum three hours which should be recorded at least three times. Observations are expected to be a minimum 30 minutes long.

Entry Requirements of this Level 4 Diploma in Health Promotion and Management Course

There are no specific entry requirement. You will be expected to have basic numeracy and literacy equivalent to level 3.

You are also expected to have access to the internet, multimedia computer, printer and a word processor that can open and produce Microsoft Word Documents ending with the extension ‘.doc’. Candidates without Microsoft office are advised to consider free software such as Open Office. You, however, need to ensure your documents are saved and submitted for assessment as word documents ending with the extension ‘.doc’?

What can l do after completion?

You can go on to complete other higher education courses in health promotion such as a Foundation degree in health Promotion or BA (Hons) in Health Promotion.

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