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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions

Key course information

Health and Social Care


16 weeks

Part time

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Course Overview

If you’re looking for a position in the healthcare sector and need to improve your awareness of common health conditions, this course is for you. It is designed to prepare you for work or further training, or simply to increase your personal awareness of conditions such as strokes and arthritis.By choosing this online, distance-learning course, you can suit your learning to your lifestyle and make your qualification work for you. During the course you’ll cover one mandatory unit and five optional units chosen by the College, giving you an essential grounding needed to take your professional life a step further.

What will I learn?

You’ll learn how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions. You’ll be given an introduction to sensory loss, and increase your awareness of strokes, arthritis, dementia and Parkinson’s disease.

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 EU for the last three years.
• Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of the Mayor of London, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, West Midlands and the North of Tyne Combined Authority NTCA.
• 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 is a distance learning course. This means learners do not have to attend college for lessons or sessions with a tutor.
- You are given a personal log in to e-assessor, where you will submit your work for each unit.
- The allotted time for each learner to complete this course is 4 months.

Additional Costs and Information

• This course is free however, we do have a £130 withdrawal charge if learners do not complete.
• Learners can only complete one NCFE course at a time.

What Could I Do Next?

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

- NCFE Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England. - NCFE Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

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