Learning and Training

We provide specialist health improvement support and training to local organisations and individuals with the aim of reducing health inequalities and improving the health and wellbeing of those living and working within Northumberland.

List of courses we provide

We provide specialist health improvement support and training to local organisations and individuals with the aim of reducing health inequalities and improving the health and wellbeing of those living and working within Northumberland.

  • Alcohol Awareness, Making Every Contact Count
  • Child Safety and Accident Prevention
  • Community Health Champions
  • Drugs Awareness
  • Food and Mood
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness
  • How to Have a Conversation with Children about Weight
  • Overweight and Obesity in Children and Young People, Making Every Contact Count
  • Overweight and Obesity in Adults, Making Every Contact Count
  • Making Every Contact Count (MECC)
  • Making Every Contact Count (MECC) for Mental Health
  • Maternal Obesity
  • Mental Health First Aid - Adult and Youth
  • Money and Wellbeing
  • Promoting Oral Health Care for Children and Young People
  • Promoting Oral Health Care for Adults
  • RSPH Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement
  • Sexual Health
  • Specialist Stop Smoking Intermediate Advisor
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Supporting Parents and Carers to Facilitate Conversations around Growing Up, Puberty, Sex & Relationships 
  • Tobacco and Nicotine Vaping Update
  • Women's Health - Throughout the Life Cycle
Detailed course information.

Eligibility

To attend our free courses, you must either live or work in Northumberland and we reserve the right to reject or charge applicants who do not meet these criteria.

How to book a course?

We are qualified educators and accredited training providers of Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and MHFA England training and qualifications. We also design and deliver bespoke training packages. Places on our courses must be booked through the online platform Learning Together,  log in or create an account and go to the list of courses to book a place.

If you need any assistance to register, please contact learningandod@northumberland.gov.uk. For more information about the health improvement training programme please email healthimprovement@northumberland.gov.uk.

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