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Health and Social Care

Common Health Problems - Level 2 NCFE Certificate

Part Time


Course Overview

This course is ideal for anyone considering a career in the health or social care sectors.

Learners may wish to access training with a view to progress to further qualifications to gain a more in-depth understanding of specific health conditions, to progress to competence based qualifications or to complement other qualifications in the apprenticeship frameworks within health and social care.

Course Content

This course consists of one mandatory unit and a number of optional units. Learners will usually need to take four or five optional units in order to achieve the full qualification.

Mandatory unit:

  • Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions

 

Optional units:

  • Understand cardiovascular disease
  • Understand respiratory disease
  • Introductory awareness of sensory loss
  • Stroke awareness
  • Diabetes awareness
  • Arthritis awareness
  • Dementia awareness
  • Understand the impact of acquired brain injury on individuals
  • Understanding mental health
  • Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities
  • Understand physical disability
  • Parkinson's disease awareness.

Entry Requirement

In order to complete this Distance Learning Course at no charge you will need to match the following entry criteria: 

Are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years

Will be undertaking your learning within England

Are aged 19 or above

If you are 19-23 year olds you must have already achieved a level 2 qualification or equivalent

If you are 24+ there are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will find it helpful to have a good standard of English and Maths

Assessment

Your learning will be assessed through a portfolio of coursework and assignments.

Where does this course lead to

The qualification can support your progression to further sector specific training and qualifications for the following:

  • Support Worker (Supported Living)
  • Healthcare Support Service Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Mental Health Support Worker
  • Substance Misuse Worker
  • Counsellor
  • Health Education/Promotion Worker
  • On-clinical roles within healthcare e.g. reception staff, porters, drivers.

 

The course supports progression to further learning into areas such as:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs
  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 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 Diploma In Allied Health Profession Support
  • Intermediate/Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care
  • Intermediate/Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support)
  • Intermediate/Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health (Healthcare Support Services)

How to Enrol

To find out more information please email distance.learning@bcot.ac.uk quoting the course reference, or to enrol now click the button below.

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Course Outline

Course Code: MDFL052
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: OFF SITE FLEXIBLE PROVISION
Duration: 20 Weeks
Day & Time: Distance Learning
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