Level 2 Common Health Conditions

Health & Social Care workers need to have a good understanding of a wide range of illnesses and conditions. The free distance learning Level 2 Common Health Conditions course is ideal for anybody who has a professional or personal interest in health conditions that affect older people such as arthritis, dementia and stroke.

On this distance learning course, you will study modules such as:

  • Monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • The cardiovascular system and associated diseases
  • Stroke Awareness
  • Awareness of arthritis
  • Understanding physical disability
  • Parkinson’s disease awareness.
DurationCourse Duration: 12 weeks
LevelCourse Level: Level 2
FeesCourse Fees: Free

On the free distance learning Level 2 Common Health Conditions course you will study the following three modules:

Module A

  • Unit 1 Principles of monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • Unit 2 The cardiovascular system and associated diseases

Module B

  • Unit 3: Stroke Awareness
  • Unit 4: Awareness of arthritis

Module C

  • Unit 5: Understand physical disability
  • Unit 6: Parkinson’s disease awareness

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent. 

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

In addition, you may find completion of this course more difficult if you are not already working or volunteering within the Care sector, but you will find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health or social care related area.

If you are unsure of your level of literacy, please let us know.

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions, which will be submitted to a qualified script marker to assess. These responses can either be handwritten in the assessment booklets, typed using electronic templates, which are provided at induction, or typed using our fully online EQUAL platform. Candidates are issued with workbooks or online materials to assist with assessments.

You will be required to submit 3 assessments each taking 4 weeks to complete.

Upon completion, you will receive an electronic certificate, which will be sent to you via email. A paper certificate can be issued upon request.

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials.

Courses are fully funded subject to learner eligibility and changes in government funding. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss the eligibility criteria otherwise we will confirm eligibility upon receiving your application.

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s web site www.TQUK.org or click here. 

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Our Level 2 Distance Learning courses are now completely free of charge*.

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