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Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions

Course Overview

This level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions will provide an increased awareness of a range of common health conditions, including cardiovascular disease and arthritis. The course is perfect whether you’re wanting to move into a healthcare position or to provide your employees with an understanding of common health conditions. This course, across six modules, will dive into specific conditions in more depth whilst also exploring the support that individuals with these conditions may require.

This course is equivalent to a level 5 in Scotland based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework.

Key Information

Course Length
8 to 12 weeks on average

Course Level
Level 2

Awarding Body
(E-certificates upon achievement)

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Fully online learning resources and assessments
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
  • Equivalent to a Scottish level 5 based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price

Direct Debit

Funded Course
England and Scotland Only

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Section 1: Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions

Discover how to accurately monitor the health of individuals living with an existing condition, studying patient observation, recording information pertaining to the patient and reporting this information to the relevant parties. Develop a knowledge of the responses required should there be changes to an individual’s condition.

Section 2: Understand cardiovascular disease

Gain an understanding of the cardiovascular system and the different forms of cardiovascular disease including their signs, symptoms, causes and risk factors. Explore the effects such a condition has on a patient’s daily life, as well as the treatment and management options available.

Section 3: Stroke awareness

Learn about the different types of stroke and their warning signs, symptoms and eventual effect on the individual. Develop knowledge of the swift response required in the event of an emergency and the wide range of support that is available following a stroke.

Section 4: Arthritis awareness

Develop an understanding of the different types of arthritis, their causes, signs and symptoms. Look into how to best treat the condition in order to allow those affected the ability to enjoy their day-to-day life.

Section 5: Understand physical disability

How to provide support to individuals with physical disabilities, help them to effectively manage their disability and their ability to maintain their independence.

Section 6: Parkinson’s disease awareness

Discover how Parkinson’s develops and its underlying causes. Outline the treatment options, support services and strategies available for those managing the condition.

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