What Qualification/level is this course?
This is an NCFE Level 2 Certificate
Who is the course for?
This course is designed to provide you with an awareness of a range of common health conditions. You may be currently working in, or intending to work in, adult health and social care. You can then progress to additional qualifications to gain a more in-depth understanding of specific health conditions.
This course is also suitable to those wishing to build confidence, those returning to
work and those looking to improve their employment opportunities to build the skills required for working in the care sector.
What can I expect to learn?
Develop an understanding of the various common health conditions and monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions.
How will I learn?
An online course where learners will also be asked to carry out research and reflection for the subject area and will be directed to online tools and reputable websites. Learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes of the units.
How will I know how well I am doing?
Learners will have an assigned tutor who will communicate on the online platform and when needed telephone or Microsoft Teams.
Work will be regularly assessed and marked, and learners will be provided with encouraging developmental feedback.
Targets will be set at different stages of the course to enable learners to meet personal and course objectives.
Will I have to do any work at home?
We recommend at least 5 - 7 hours a week to complete research, reading and home study.
Typically, the course can be completed in 4 months
What will I need to provide?
Learners will need to have access to a computer or device to enable them to visit the online platform to complete and submit work.
Telephone to enable tutor contact.
Pen/pad of paper for taking notes for example to use during one to one phone meetings.
Are there any other costs?
There are no other costs in addition to the course fee.
What can I do next?
The tutor will be happy to support and guide learners towards courses that will
compliment current skills, needs, interests and current job role.
Learners may wish to consider the following:
• Level 2 Understand the Safe Handling of Medication
• Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
• Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service for HSC
• Level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness
• Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)
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