SC230116: Public Health Champions Training Programme 2023 – 2025/6
Main contract details
The overall aim of the programme will be to equip participants with an understanding of the principles of promoting health and wellbeing and enable them to direct individuals in their communities towards further practical support to adopt healthier lifestyles. The provider will support participants to learn how effective communication can support health messages, how to promote improvements in the health and wellbeing of others and how to understand the impact of behaviour change on improving an individual’s health and wellbeing. The requirement will include:
1. Training and supporting participants to achieve the following two Level 2 qualifications accredited by the Royal Society of Public Health:
a) RSPH Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement: (https://www.rsph.org.uk/qualification/level-2-award-in-understanding-health-improvement-2017.html)
b) RSPH Level 2 Award In Understanding Mental Wellbeing (https://www.rsph.org.uk/qualification/level-2-award-in-mental-wellbeing.html)
2. Delivering additional specified core content including two additional Public Health topics, to be selected by each cohort.
3. Managing the exam enrolment processes for the above qualifications on behalf of the course participants (including all enrolment fees and provision for one free re-sit) and delivering half-day Celebration Events at which participants will receive their certificates.
4. Delivering evaluation reports at the end of each Cohort and at the end of the programme to analyse session feedback obtained by the Provider, in order to assess the impact the training has had on participants.
The programme will consist of a minimum of 80 participants by the end of Year 2 (40 per year). Should the contract be extended for an additional 12 months, there will be a minimum requirement of an additional 40 participants in Year 3. This gives a total minimum projected number of candidates of 120 participants over the maximum 3 years contract length.
KCC will be responsible for recruiting and shortlisting applicants to the programme. The training days for each cohort are not expected to exceed four full days (or equivalent). It is the Council’s expectation that at least 75% of delivery is conducted in-person (Covid guidelines permitting).
The provider must be able to evidence that they are accredited to deliver and certify qualifications via successful completion of Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) examinations, or be able to evidence how they will gain accreditation within the required timeframe.
Tenderers are asked to return their responses as detailed in this document by 12.00 (midday) on 3rd October 2023.
All clarification questions must be submitted by 12.00 midday on 26th September 2023.
The procurement process is being run as a Request for Quotation process and full details are set out in the Request for Quotation document.
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From 19/09/2023 12:00 to 03/10/2023 12:00