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HIV / AIDS Basic Awareness

Training and Development

The basic HIV awareness training course has been developed for those who want to educate and improve their own general HIV & AIDS knowledge.

The course will address frequently asked questions such as:

  • What is HIV/AIDS?
  • How does HIV/AIDS get transmitted?
  • What are the myths around HIV/AIDS?
  • How can you live positively with HIV/AIDS?
  • How do you test for HIV/AIDS?
  • The Basic Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS in the Workplace
Aids awareness training by The Mindspa Institute

Who should attend?

  • Any level of employee who are interested in improving their HIV/AIDS knowledge

HIV Awareness Training Outline

The HIV/AIDS Pandemic

  • What is HIV/AIDS?
  • Stigma and its consequences
  • HIV/AIDS Theories
  • The top 10 Myths
  • Global and South African HIV Statistics
  • The History of HIV/AIDS in South Africa

Transmission of HIV

  • Groups most affected by HIV & AIDS
  • South Africa Progress towards 90 90 90
  • Transmission of HIV – High-Risk, Low-Risk and No-Risk Activities
  • Means of Transmission of HIV
  • Factors That Increase the Risk of HIV and the Spread of the Virus

Testing for HIV

  • Testing for HIV & HIV Tests
  • HIV testing and counselling (HTC) in South Africa
  • HIV Disclosure Etiquette
  • HIV/AIDS Life Cycle
  • Phases of the Development of HIV & AIDS
  • Treatment
  • People’s Reaction to bad news – Stages of Grief
  • HIV Risk Reduction Strategies
  • TB and other Opportunistic Infections

Living positively with HIV 

  • Living Positively with HIV (Top 15 tips)
  • The Basic Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS in the Workplace
  • Attitudes & Beliefs of the Individual Towards HIV & AIDS
  • The future of HIV in South Africa

Knowledge questionnaire


Additional Information

Course Duration: 1 Day

Presented : In-house and online



  • Comprehensive manual
  • Framed certificate of attendance
  • Notepad & Pen
  • Superior training venue with delicious lunch, teas and refreshments

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