(NQF Level 1 - US 14656)

This course is for any learner who needs to demonstrate an understanding of sexuality and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV/AIDS, and the impact of these infections on oneself, as well as in the workplace and society. It is also aimed at encouraging a healthy lifestyle.

A learner will cover the following topics:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of sexuality.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the nature, transmission and prevention of sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS.
  • Describe means to cope and deal with sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS.
  • Describe human rights of individuals living with HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections.

The course consists of the following lessons:

  • Lesson 1 - What are STI's?
  • Lesson 2 - How are STI's spread?
  • Lesson 3 - How can STI's be prevented?
  • Lesson 4 - VCT and support for those infected and affected
  • Lesson 5 - How can STI's and HIV/AIDS be treated?
  • Lesson 6 - Human rights and HIV/AIDS and STI's