Level 1 Award in Sexual Health Awareness



Sexual health training courses can be very beneficial for individuals looking to pursue a career in the health and social care sector.

This qualification aims to raise your learners’ awareness of relationship issues and the impact and potential outcomes of sexual activity among young people.

By completing sexual health training courses, your learners can demonstrate to future potential employers that they have a sound understanding of the importance of sexual health.


Section 1: Relationships

This section looks at friendships, relationships and intimacy, encouraging your learners to think about the differences between these types of relationships. It also explores the reasons why people may enter into close relationships, linking this to basic human needs. The age of consent is also explored.

Section 2: Sexually transmitted infections

This section explains sexually transmitted infections. Your learners will study different STIs and their symptoms, and will explore the effects of untreated chlamydia, HIV and AIDs. The transmission of such diseases is also covered.

Section 3: Human reproduction

This section looks at the anatomy of sexual health awareness. Both the male and female reproductive organs are detailed, as well as the process of menstruation.

Section 4: Contraception

Your learners will explore the different methods of contraception in this section. The broad range of contraception is looked at in terms of advantages, disadvantages and where it can be obtained. The issues and difficulties to look out for when using a condom are also covered.

Section 5: The media

The final section looks at the portrayal of sex in the media, and how society responds to sexual health issues. The learner is given the opportunity to contemplate how society and the media need to change in order to progress the state of sexual health awareness in our modern day society.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Your learners will achieve a nationally recognised level 1 qualification
  • Your Learners can learn from their own home, in their own time
  • Learners will have access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Potential to progress on to other sexual health training courses
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.
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