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Where will this course lead?

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.

What will I study?

  • Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • Introductory awareness of sensory loss
  • Stroke awareness
  • Dementia awareness
  • Arthritis awareness
  • Parkinson's disease awareness

How will this course be delivered?

12 weeks distance learning (3 assessments)

What qualifications will I get?

Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this.

How do I get a place on the course?

Register your interest and we will contact you with a date for enrolment, or contact 01789 266245 / professionals@stratford.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

No specific entry requirements, but an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment

What else do I need to know?

You must be aged 19+ and have lived within the European Economic Area (EEA) for at least 3 years. You must be based in England; however some postcode exclusions apply - please enquire for confirmation of eligibility. In addition to this, please note that participants cannot be currently enrolled on an apprenticeship or higher education training programme.

These courses are fully funded at zero cost unless they are not completed and learning materials are retained by the learner; please note that in these circumstances, there is a £125 fee.

Location

Solihull College & University Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon College

Start Date

Various

Day

Various

Time

Various

Course Fee

Free

Course Code

HEFBD013OCP0

Study Mode

Distance Learning