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Additional training opportunities

There are a wide range of training opportunities related to Public Health and Health Promotion, offered through university establishments, national PH organisations and regulated online course provides

Click to expandContinuing Professional Development Course – Leeds Trinity University

Are you working to improve health and wellbeing?

Are you looking to consolidate your experience and enhance your practice?

Then our professional practice module could be your next big step! You can find more information here.

Click to expandJump Start Training – Life Long Learning Centre, University of Leeds

Prepare yourself for study on this flexible, part-time short course for adults only at the University of Leeds. JumpStart is designed to fit around your other commitments and build the skills, understanding and confidence for you to progress to higher education.

  • Explore the range of subject areas available in higher education
  • Gain the knowledge to make future career choices
  • Develop essential study skills to take the fear out of academic study
  • JumpStart can help you prepare to apply for foundation level study in higher education at college or university

Beginning every September and January

Next course starts: Wednesday 4th October 2017

Please see the documents below for more information:

JumpStart flyer (PDF 2MB)

JumpStart application form (Word 116KB)

Click to expandCritical Appraisal Skills Programme

These six elearning modules, designed in 2009, were commissioned by the Public Health Action Support team.  They are FREE for you to access.   The modules guide you through the process of  learning how to find the evidence, how to assess the validity and reliability of the published research in order to provide effective and efficient healthcare.

The course is made up of 6 modules: 
Overall introduction to critical appraisal
Finding the evidence
Randomised controlled trials
Systematic reviews
Economic evaluations
Making sense of results

This set of eight checklists are free and available for all to use when reading research.

The 8 checklists are on: 
Systematic reviews
Qualitative data 
Randomised control trials
Case control
Cohort studies
Clinical prediction rule
Diagnostic checklist
Economic evaluation 

These are free to download and can be used by anyone under the Creative Commons License.​

Critical Appraisal Skills Programme website

Click to expandMPH and MScs in Public Health

Leeds Beckett (MSc Public Health – Health Promotion) 

University of Leeds (MPH Public Health) 

University of Sheffield (MPH  – Public Health) 

University of York (MPH Public Health) 

Please contact each directly for further information and details. ​

Click to expandRoyal Society of Public Health

The Royal Society for Public Health Vision and Practice offers a range of training programmes for professionals wishing to increase their knowledge and expertise around the Public Health agenda.

The current courses available include:
Health Awareness
Health Improvement 
Understanding Mental Wellbeing
Understanding Behaviour Change
Supporting Smoking Cessation
Understanding Health Improvement
Understanding the Misuse of Substances
Understanding Sexual Health ​​

Royal Society of Public Health website

Click to expandYorkshire and Humber Public Health Network (YHPHN)

Have a look through the newly launched Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Network website at www.yhphnetwork.co.uk - this contains the latest information on Public Health training and development opportunities. This information often changes so please check back regularly for the latest details.​​​​​

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