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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions

Key course information

Health and Social Care

Flexible

16 weeks

Part time

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Course Overview


This qualification is designed for learners looking to start work in, or already working in health and social care, who would like an understanding of common health conditions and their effects on individuals.


What will I learn?


This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of:
• various common health conditions
• monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions.

The objective of this qualification is to:
• prepare learners for further training and to support a role in the workplace where the individual may work or interact with those experiencing different health conditions.

The course is made up of six mandatory units as follows:
• Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
• Introductory awareness of sensory loss
• Stroke awareness
• Dementia awareness
• Arthritis awareness
• Parkinson's disease awareness

Entry Requirements


Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31st August).

Must have lived in the UK or EAA for the last three years.

Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of London, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the West Midlands Combined Authority, the Tees Valley Combined Authority, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, the Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority, the Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

If aged 19-23, must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (e.g., QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level 2).

If aged 24+ no qualifications are required.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


This course is delivered purely online with digital content. Upon enrolment Learners are sent login details for our e-assessor system where they will access all course materials including workbooks and questions. Learners will also submit all work via this system which will then be marked by an Assessor and feedback provided.

Due to the nature of these Distance Learning courses, the emphasis is very much on self-directed study.

Learners should be able to take all the information needed to complete the course from the Workbooks but will also receive high level support from their Assessor and the Distance Learning Team.

Each unit will have a set deadline so Learners can plan their study time to fit in with these dates.

Additional Costs and Information


This course is free however, we do have a £130 withdrawal fee if learners do not commence/complete their course within the allotted time/request to withdraw.

Learners can only complete one Distance Learning course at a time and cannot be on another funded course such as an Apprenticeship.

The allotted time for completion of this course is four months.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to: • Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England • Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care • Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management • Apprenticeships in Health & Social Care.

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