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Course Overview

Help and support a community and ensure basic health advice and medical care is fully available for all when you take this course for the Initial Training of Community Health Agents. Agents or Community Health Workers (CHW) are trained community members who have chosen to enable preventive and rehabilitation care to local citizens. During this training, you will be introduced to this concept and how you can take responsibility for this critical role.

After an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of an agent, you will be given a helpful explanation of legal considerations and community health practices. You will be shown how to apply for global community work involving nursing, support mental health in remote areas, and highlight nutritional deficiencies in urban areas. In addition to this, you will learn how to contact authorities, drive campaigns to feed communities and alleviate poverty and lower ideological or political barriers that may harm some areas.

Key Topics to Be Covered

  • Qualities and attributes needed to be a Community Health Worker 
  • Working within UK legal restraints and observing the right to consent to aid
  • Improve communities on a national or international basis
  • Supporting mental health initiatives in remote communities
  • Identifying and resolving nutritional problems within enclosed social groupings

Your Path to Success

By completing the training in Initial Training of Community Health Agents course, you will gain extensive knowledge about community healthcare and ethical responsibilities. This will give you a definitive advantage when applying for roles needing knowledge in this area, for either national or international roles.     

Is This Course Right for You?

This course delivers a valuable introduction to the concepts of community care for all geographic levels. It offers an excellent way to gain the knowledge to enrol for further training in this area or apply for a role associated with it. Full-time and part-time learners are equally supported with study periods being entirely customisable to your needs.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement by the Quality Licence Scheme

An endorsed certificate will be issued for the learners as proof of their achievement after the completion of this course.

After successful course completion, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Only for £89 you can order and get endorsed certificates delivered to your home. International students have to pay an extra £10 as a postage charge.

CPD & IAO Certification from HF Online

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this course to achieve the CPD & IAO certificates. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Academy for Health & Fitness will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Assessment Method

You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and to achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates.

Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.  

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Community Health Agent
Introduction to Community Health Agent 00:17:00
Module 02: Legal Consideration
Legal Consideration 00:19:00
Module 03: Community & Community Health Work
Community & Community Health Work 00:21:00
Module 04: Global Health and International Community Health Nursing
Global Health and International Community Health Nursing 00:18:00
Module 05: Mental Health in the Community
Mental Health in the Community 00:23:00
Module 06: Identification, Management, and Prevention of Common Nutritional Deficiencies
Broken-out section view 00:02:00
Module 07: Solving Nutritional Problems in the Community
Solving Nutritional Problems in the Community 00:17:00
Assignment – Initial Training of Community Health Agents 4 days, 22 hours
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Claim Your QLS Certificate 00:00:00


Initial Training of Community Health Agents