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NVQ-J Level 2 in Community Health Aide


This qualification CSA20922 NVQ-J Level 2 in Community Health Aide targets Individuals preparing to work in the Allied Health Community Service Industry. Persons who complete this NVQ-J may be employed as a Vector Control Aide, Health Promoter, Outreach Worker. The knowledge and skills components of this qualification, is geared towards. Individuals preparing to work in Allied Health. This National Vocational Qualification of Jamaica (NVQ-J) Level 2 in Community Health Aide prepares individuals to assist communities to adopt healthy behaviours. The responsibilities of the Community Health Aide include conducting outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programmes in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. Community Health Aides’ duties may also involve providing information on available community resources to clients, provide social support and informal counselling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and collection of data to help identify community health needs. Having completed this NVQ-J Level Qualification, candidates will be awarded a certificate, which is regionally and internationally accepted. It provides a basis for matriculation and is an alternate route to higher education. Persons who complete this qualification can be employed in the following jobs:┬áVector Control Aide, Health Promoter, Outreach Worker

  • Listing ID: 5998
  • Institution Category: Specialised Institutions
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Community Service (Allied Health)
  • Awarding Body: NCTVET
  • Qualification Level: Level 2 - Certificate II
  • Education Sector: Technical and Vocational
  • Qualification Code: CSA21623
  • ISCED Code: 09 Health and Welfare - 092 Welfare - 0923 Social Work and Counselling
  • Qualification Developer: NCTVET
  • Quality Assurance Body: NCTVET
  • Number of Credits: 123
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