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Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions

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LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN COMMON HEALTH CONDITIONS

What will I do?

The Certificate in Common Health Conditions develops knowledge and awareness of the various areas within health and social care settings. It provides knowledge in a range of areas to develop their service delivery and care.

The course comprises of six units:

  • Unit 1 – Understanding how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • Unit 2 – Introductory awareness of sensory loss
  • Unit 3 – Stroke awareness
  • Unit 4 – Dementia awareness
  • Unit 5 – Arthritis awareness
  • Unit 6 – Parkinson’s disease awareness

*Funding is subject to learners meeting set eligibility criteria; this may be discussed prior to the start of any course. Learners must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past three years. Please note that a withdrawal fee of £90 is payable if learners decide to withdraw from the course.

What’s next?

By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress onto further qualifications.

Is it for me?

Do you want to improve your knowledge and understanding of common health conditions? Do you have a professional or personal interest in arthritis care, stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease and sensory loss awareness?

Perhaps your organisation is within the health and social care sector and provides support to individuals with conditions such as these? The course has relevance to all types of health care settings, including care homes, hospitals and domiciliary care.

HOW MUCH WILL I HAVE TO STUDY EACH WEEK?

The course duration is 10 weeks, and requires three to four hours of study per week. Course start dates are flexible, but learners are expected to successfully complete the programme of study within the allocated timescale.

WHAT KIND OF QUALIFICATION IS THIS?

Learners will receive a nationally recognised qualification by successfully completing this course. The Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions is awarded by CACHE.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

The course requires two assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification. Students are allocated a tutor who will mark their assessments and can be contacted by telephone or email if required.

ARE THERE ANY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

Students must be at least 19 years of age to enrol for the course.

Applicants aged 19-23 are eligible if they have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent. Please contact us for clarification if required.

Applicants aged 24+ do not require any prior academic qualifications, but need a reasonable level of English language ability in order to complete a distance learning course.

Applicants must have lived in the EU for the last three years, currently reside in England, with a postcode outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, and the West Midlands. Please contact providers in your local area for alternative options.

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