Youth Health Ambassador Badge Programme

Information Updated
6 August 2017


Objectives

The Health Ambassador Badge Programme is a joint collaboration between St John Ambulance Brigade (SJAB) and Health Promotion Board (HPB). The objective of the programme is to create awareness among cadets on the importance of healthy lifestyle, educating and involving them within the school / beyond school community.


Course Details

The course is now divided into two different forms:

Type of Course

Conducted at HPB

Conducted in School

Instructor

Instructors are from Health Promotion Board (HPB).

Instructors are the teachers/officers who attended the Instructor’s Course organised by HPB.

 

Course Duration

9am to 4pm

 

The instructors can conduct the course at any time of the year, but required to fulfil 8 hours to match the course at HPB.

 

Course Booking

Booking of Course to be made via St John Portal

No booking is required.  Instructor can conduct the course at any time (ie. during CCA lessons)

 

Course Fees

$1.50 to be paid before the course begins

No course fees but $1.50 will be paid during the visit to HealthZone (compulsory requirement)

 

Accommodation

40 pax per session

(subject to changes by HPB)

 

No Limit

Project Submission

To be submitted to teacher-in-charge to evaluate based on rubrics provided

 

To be submitted to trained instructor / teacher-in-charge to evaluate based on rubrics provided

Badge Application

Badges will be awarded by HQ once
project results are endorsed by HPB.



Instructor List

The instructors are Officers / Teachers / Adult NCOs (above 18 years old) who attended the Instructors Course organised by Health Promotion Board.  They will be authorised to conduct the course and assessment.  The list of instructors are found in the list below.



Course Fees (for courses at Health Promotion Board)

The course fees at HPB is to cover the visit to the Health Zone will be $1.50. Payment for the course fees will only be by Internal Fund Transfer (IFT). (with effect from 2017)

Currently, each course can accommodate only up to 40 students (minimum 20 to start a class). If schools can collaborate together and hold the course at their school premises, please submit your proposal to the CPB Coordinator at cpbs@stjohn.org.sg. We welcome your suggestions.


Course Assessment

After the course, participants are expected to work on the project specified by the HPB. Each project group must not exceed 5 students.

Projects must be submitted to the Teacher-in-Charge / Officer within 6 weeks from the date which the course ends.

The assessment criteria will cover the following, based on the rubrics provided:
- Application of Knowledge and Skills        10 marks
- Product (Creativity / Originality)                5 marks
- Presentation (min. 3 photos of product)    5 marks
- Project Learning Process                          5 marks


Post-Project Submission
The teachers / officers will work on the submission of the following documents by the 7th week from the date which the course ends. 

- Project Report Form (for each project group) 

- CPB-YAH Submission Form


Endorsement of Projects Submitted and Award of Certificates
HPB will endorse the results submitted by schools and will release the names of students who have passed the course to St John HQ. HQ will award the Youth Health Ambassador Badge to the cadets via the St John Portal, CPB Module. Schools need not apply the badge applications.

Should HPB requires to view the projects before endorsing the results, schools are to submit the projects to HPB for viewing before they can be awarded with the proficiency badge. We will inform the teachers how to submit the projects.

Upon receiving the Cadet Proficiency Badge certificates, schools/cadets may proceed to purchase the badges from St John Store accordingly. 


Questions

Should there be any questions pertaining to the following, you may email the following personnel:

CPB Coordinator - questions pertaining to CPBS and this course.
cpbs@stjohn.org.sg