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Community Health and Wellbeing

The need to educate people in improving their health and preventing disease has never been greater, with the promotion of health and wellbeing high on the government agenda to address current health concerns. This means that there are more opportunities than ever before for health and wellbeing specialists, who are capable of engaging with communities to effect lasting lifestyle changes.

The course develops a detailed understanding of health and wellbeing, providing knowledge of nutrition, diet, healthy choices, behavioural changes and techniques for lifestyle intervention. You’ll also be considering the key skills to put this knowledge into practice and how to operate as an effective practitioner and promoter of health and wellbeing within your community.

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Ucas Code: 2M73

Award: FdSc awarded by Plymouth University

Modes of study: Full-time, part-time and modular study available

Institution code: S32

Year 1 Studies
Year 2 Studies
Careers & Employability

Upon successful completion you may be able to progress to the final year of the Bsc (Hons) Health and Fitness degree at Plymouth University, subject to meeting their entry requirements. Please note there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability. Alternatively, you could explore employment opportunities in the local area. Because of the heightened awareness of the importance of health and wellbeing, and the increased promotion of preventative measures within national policies, there are more opportunities and pathways than ever before for specialists in this field.

Potential Job Roles

“I studied EU Tourism and Recreation in Poland, and have 15 years’ experience working in business. I developed marketing strategies and staff training programmes, and can now pass my knowledge on to a new wave of passionate, young professionals. I love seeing our learners develop and go on to enjoy successful careers.”Karolina Nowakowska

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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