A learner who has achieved this qualification will integrate a range of awareness and competencies to practice the roles of health promoter, health provider and health net-worker within a community development context.
Learners who complete this qualification will have a better self and social awareness and will possess a range of thinking and problem solving skills. In addition, they will possess the competence required to perform community health functions in a complex developing world context. They will have the skills required for employment by a range of health, social and other sector employers and will be in possession of a recognised qualification.
Qualified learners in this field will provide a service that will assist communities to better manage their own health and wellness. They will have the skills to work as team members and as providers of support services within a multi-disciplinary health care team. Practitioners will generally carry out their role within the context of the client's home, a community care centre and/or the broader community.