Distance Learning Courses

Common Health Conditions Certificate (QCF)

Course Overview

  • Campuses

    Offsite
  • Qualification

    Distance Learning Courses
  • Subject

    Health and Social Care
  • Duration

    10-12 weeks

Entry requirements

Eligibility criteria:

- Age 19+
- Lived in the EU for 3 years.

Topics

This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you will work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson’s disease, there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK every year (more than one every five minutes), and one in six of the UK population have some form of hearing loss. These health conditions, along with others such as arthritis and dementia, affect a substantial proportion of the population. A good understanding of common health conditions is essential in any care environment.

  • Assessment Criteria

    You will learn:

    - Unit 1 - Understand 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.

    As part of your registration process for online learning you will have to attend a short induction to provide evidence of your eligibility. You will not have to attend an interview.

Further information

Learner Benefits:

- Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification;
- Evidence your competency to a wide variety of care employers;
- Further your personal and professional development;
- Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college;
- Improve your understanding of dementia, stroke and sensory loss.

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