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Community Health Promotion

Northern Lakes College

Northern Lakes College
Community Health Promotion workers focus on health promotion and the prevention of injury, illness, disease and disability. Foundational to their practice is the concept of applying community solutions to community challenges, accomplished by identifying the needs of individuals, families, groups and communities, community resources and strengths and initiating programs based on needs. A certificate is granted after the successful completion of Year One courses and the first practicum. A diploma is granted after the successful completion of Year Two courses and the final practicum.

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Grouard Campus
64 Mission Street
Grouard, Alberta, T0G 1C0, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements
High School Diploma or mature student status. Applicants must have credits in the following courses, or their equivalent:
  • Biology 30 (60%) or credit in ANPY 1000 (60%) or ANPY 0190 (60%) or Biology 0190 (60%)
  • English 30-1 (60%), or English 30-2 (70%), or English 0190 (60% or an assessed English equivalency
  • Credit in Math 20-1 (50%), or Math 20-2 (60%), or Math 0190 (60%).
A completed Community Health Representative (CHR) certificate from Portage College will meet the academic admission requirements. Other similar certificates will be assessed on an individual basis.

Distance Delivery Options

The majority of the program will be delivered in a distributed learning (on-line - asynchronous) format, with some blended components for labs and other learning activities requiring face to face.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated May 18, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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