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Community Leader Training - Health Literacy

This is a free, interactive and activity based one-day training programme which aims to improve health literacy understanding and skills for community leaders with a focus on increasing self-care for minor ailments. 

Who is the Community Leader training for?

It is open to anyone who works or volunteers in a community setting to support people with their health and/or social factors that influence their health.  This includes staff and volunteers in voluntary organisations, community groups, councils, health and social care and Government agencies.     

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased understanding of health literacy 
  • Increased awareness of the impact of low health literacy on individuals' everyday lives and their ability to self-care
  • To gain knowledge and techniques that you can use in practice to help improve health literacy through your work

When will the training be delivered?

Tuesday 17 Sept

Thursday 19 Sept

Wednesday 25 Sept

Wednesday 2 Oct

Thursday 3 Oct

Silverbirch Hotel, Omagh

Ecos Centre, Ballymena


Millbrook Lodge Hotel, Ballynahinch

Newry Conference & Banqueting Centre

Western Trust area

Northern Trust area

Belfast Trust area

South Eastern Trust area

Southern Trust area

The training will be from 10am to 4pm, lunch and refreshments will be provided.


Please note there is a limited number of places for each training programme and booking is essential through this link

Priority will be given to individuals from community/voluntary organisations.