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Common Health Conditions


Type: Distance Learning

Subject: Distance Learning

Level: 2

Start Date: 03 July 2023

Fee: 0

What will I need

You must be 19 or over to be able to apply for this course.

Other details

Entry is at the discretion of the Centre. However, learners should be aged
at least 16 to undertake the qualification. There are no specific recommended
prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find
it helpful if they've already achieved a Level 1 qualification. For more
information contact Jobsmart on: Tel: 01733 863068 Email:



Course Length

Up to 16 weeks

Who is it for

Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson's disease, there
are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK every year (more than one every five
minutes), and one in six of the UK population have some form of hearing loss.
These health conditions, along with others such as arthritis and dementia,
affect a substantial proportion of the population. A good understanding of
common health conditions is essential in any care environment.
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. Learners should be
aged 19 or above to undertake this qualification.

Interview Skills Assessment

You will be assessed via an online portfolio of written work

What is covered

This qualification aims to develop the learner's knowledge and understanding

– various common health conditions

– monitoring the health of individuals affected by health

The purpose of this qualification is to give learners currently working in,
or intending to work in, adult health and social care an awareness of a range of
common health conditions. Learners may then progress to additional
qualifications to gain a more in–depth understanding of specific health

What can this course lead to

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the following:

– 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

– Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

– Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.

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