Sexual Health Awareness
Health & Social Care
What is the course about?
This course provides a wealth of information that will increase your understanding of sexual health issues. It is a great way to enhance your knowledge if you are looking to begin a career within this field or simply want to increase your awareness of the different types of STIs. The course will also provide helpful guidance for maintaining positive intimate relationships and cover the mechanics of human reproduction
Why should I choose the course?
Benefits against other sexual health awareness courses:
You can learn from your own home, in your own time
You get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
What will I learn?
Section 1: Relationships
In this section, you will cover what is meant by 'friendships', 'relationships' and 'intimacy', why people want close relationships, the different types of sexual health and relationship concerns, and the reasons why people may delay relationships.
Section 2: Sexually transmitted infections
You will study the different types of STIs, how they are transmitted, the possible consequences of not having chlamydia treated, and where to obtain information, advice and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.
Section 3: Human reproduction
This section covers male and female reproductive organs, as well as what happens during the menstrual cycle.
Section 4: Contraception
You will look at the methods of contraception suitable for young people, their advantages and disadvantages, and where they can be obtained. You will also cover important things to remember when using a condom and examples of where to look for information and advice about contraception.
Section 5: The media
In this section, you will learn about the ways in which society can respond to sexual health and relationship issues and will develop your knowledge of the portrayal of sex in the media.
What will the course lead on to?
We offer a wide range of CPD courses at the college. If you would like further information on these please visit our website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are there any links with industry and university?
All modules will be linked to generic business needs as well as personal development needs.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
Monday 23 May 2022
08:30 - 17:00
Warrington & Winsford campuses
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