• Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA). (2009). Core Competencies for Health Promotion Practitioners, Australia. http://www.healthpromotion.org.au/images/stories/pdf/core%20competencies%20for%20hp%20practitioners.pdf.

    Presents a set of core competencies for Health Promotion practitioners, organisations, employers, and educators.

  • Barry, M.M., Battel-Kirk, B., Davison, H., Dempsey, C., Parish, R., Schipperen, M., Speller, V., Zanden, van der, G., Zilnyk, A., and the CompHP Project Partners. (2012). The CompHP Project Handbooks. IUHPE, Paris. 

    Comprises three Handbooks that were developed as part of the CompHP Project, including the CompHP Core Competencies.

  • Barry, M.M., Battel-Kirk, B., and Dempsey, C. (2012). The CompHP Core Competencies Framework for Health Promotion in Europe Health Education and Behavior. 39(6):648-62 http://heb.sagepub.com/content/39/6/648.full.pdf+html

    Presents the CompHP Core Competencies Framework for Health Promotion in Europe and the processes involved in its development.

  • Dempsey, C., Battel-Kirk, B., Barry, M. and the CompHP Project Partners (2011). The CompHP Core Competencies Framework for Health Promotion IUHPE: Paris. 

    Outlines the core domains and competencies necessary for Health Promotion practice. Also available in short forms which have been translated into English, French and Spanish on the CompHP page

  • Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand. (2000). Nga Kaiakatanga Hauora mo Aotearoa. Health Promotion Competencies for Aotearoa–New Zealand


    The first framework developed by the Health Promotion Forum for New Zealand which makes reference to Maori culture and values. Replaced by Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand 2011.

  • Health Promotion Forum of New Zealand (2011) Health Promotion Competencies for Aotearoa-New Zealand http://hpforum.org.nz/health-promotion-competencies.html

    A revision of the competencies which were published in 2000.

  • Health Scotland (2005). Competencies for Health Promotion Practitioners Health Scotland, Edinburgh. http://www.healthscotland.com/uploads/documents/5128-CompHPP130206.pdf

    Outlines a set of core competencies at Foundation, Core and Advanced levels and the process of developing the competencies.

  • Hyndman, B. (2009). Towards the development of skills-based health promotion competencies: the Canadian experience Global Health Promotion, 16(2): 51-55.


    Presents proposed Canadian Health Promotion competencies and an overview of the process used in their development.