Certificate in Common Health Conditions

Health-care workers need to have a good understanding of a large range of diseases and health conditions. Everyone is different and each will have their own set of health issues and issues.

This course is designed to raise the prospect’s awareness of a few of the most common health conditions amongst older individuals in the UK.

They will explore arthritis, stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s illness, and sensory loss (both hearing and visual impairments). They will examine the signs, risk aspects, and treatment choices for each one. They will also take a look at a series of strategies– some of which they can take into practice themselves– that can help to
enhance the lifestyle of somebody living with one or a number of these conditions.

Who is the course for?

This course is focused on any person who wishes to improve their knowledge and understanding of typical health conditions. It will particularly appeal to individuals who have an expert or individual interest in arthritis care, stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s illness, and sensory loss awareness. It will likewise attract organisations within the health and social care sector that supply assistance to people with conditions such as these. It has significance to all kinds of health-care settings, including care homes, healthcare facilities and domiciliary care.

What are the benefits of completing this course?

In addition to allowing learners to accomplish a nationally recognised accreditation, this program will assist to encourage or combine good practices in the work environment. The course likewise provides employers with a structured training program that will meet the training requirements of their staff members, providing comfort that personnel is geared up with the knowledge they need to better assist individuals with a few of the most common health conditions in the UK today.

The Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions comprises six units that are presented in three concise module workbooks:


Module A

Unit 01: Arthritis awareness (Credit value: 3) (D/505/8491)

Unit 02: Stroke awareness (Credit value: 3) (R/505/2526)

Module B

Unit 03: Dementia awareness (Credit value: 2) (J/505/2524)

Unit 04: Parkinson’s disease awareness (Credit value: 3) (F/505/8497)

Module C

Unit 05: Sensory loss awareness (Credit value: 2) (F/601/3442)

Unit 06: Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions (Credit value: 2) (H/505/5382)

Certificate in Common Health Conditions

Information for learning centres

Qualification reference number:

601/2641/3 (Ascentis) 

601/4306/X (NCFE)

Entry Requirements

Learners should be aged 16 and over, but otherwise there are no specific entry requirements for this programme.

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