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:
Once your learners have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Certificate in Personal and Social Development
Certificate in Common Health Conditions
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Certificate in Equality and Diversity
Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings