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Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions

From our suit of healthcare courses, this qualification aims to provide your employees with an increased awareness of the many signs, symptoms and treatments available for a variety of common health conditions. These conditions include cardiovascular disease, arthritis and physical disabilities. Your employees will also discover how to care for individuals and able them to manage, monitor and control their condition effectively.


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

In this unit, your employees will learn about how to accurately monitor the health of individuals with an existing condition, patient observation, how to record information pertaining to the patient and how to report this information to the relevant parties. This unit will also develop learners’ knowledge of the responses required should there be changes to an individual’s condition.

Unit 2: Understand cardiovascular disease

Within this unit, your employees will gain an understanding of the cardiovascular system and the different forms of cardiovascular disease, including their signs, symptoms, causes and risk factors. This unit will also highlight the effects such a condition can have on a patient’s daily life, as well as the treatment and management options available.

Unit 3: Stroke awareness

In this unit, your employees will cover the different types of stroke and their warning signs, symptoms and eventual effect on the individual. Your employees will also 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.

Unit 4: Arthritis awareness

Within this unit, your employees will develop an understanding of the different types of arthritis, their causes, signs and symptoms. This unit also touches upon how to best treat the condition in order to allow those affected the ability to enjoy their day-to-day life.

Unit 5: Understand physical disability

In this unit, your employees will learn how to provide support to individuals with physical disabilities, how to help them to effectively manage their disability and how to help them maintain their ability to maintain their independence.

Unit 6: Parkinson’s disease awareness

Within this unit, your employees will discover how Parkinson’s develops and its underlying causes. This unit also outlines the treatment options, support services and strategies available for those managing the condition.

Benefits of studying from our suite of healthcare courses:

  • You will see improved staff retention.
  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification.
  • Employees can learn from your own home, in your own time.
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
  • Employees will receive subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries.
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if your staff are eligible.
  • Full cost Direct debit Fully funded
    £299 Initial payment of £29.90, 3 monthly payments of £89.70 To be eligible you must:
  • Be 19 or over as of 31st August 2017
  • Have lived in the European Union for the past three years
  • Not be a current learner with The Skills Network or another provider
  • Learners must reside in England or Scotland
  • NOT have done the course of interest before.
  • Key Information

    Funding Fully Funded
    (Subject to eligibility)
    Full Cost Price £299.00
    Course Length 8-12 weeks
    average course length
    Awarding Body TQUK
    Learning Method(s)

    Paper based
    learning materials
    with online assessment

    Paper based
    learning materials and
    paper based assessment

    Direct Debit



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