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Course overview

The purpose of this qualification is to develop learner’s knowledge and understanding of common health conditions and their effects on individuals, it is an ideal qualification for anyone currently working or volunteering in a caring environment, or looking to embark on a career in the health and social care sector.

Learners will enhance their knowledge in a variety of common health conditions and discover how to accurately monitor and record developments. You will learn swift responses to any changes in conditions and an understanding of warning signs and symptoms to effectively treat those in need or requiring help to manage their condition.

Core units for this online qualification include:

  • Principles of Monitoring the Health of an Individual Infected by Health Conditions
  • The Cardiovascular System and Associated Diseases.
  • Stroke Awareness
  • Arthritis Awareness
  • Understand Physical Disability
  • Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

Course structure

This course will be delivered online, as part of your online learning programme, you will be provided with all of the support required to ensure your learning is successful. You will be assigned an Online Learning Marker who will review your assessments and feedback to you on an ongoing basis. In addition we have an Online Learning Team who can support in all aspects of your learning journey. You will also have access to high-quality learning materials that offer all of the information required to be successful.

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.

Course fees

Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Progression

To sign up – follow this link:

https://www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/online-learning

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