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Common Health Conditions Certificate Level 2

The qualification aims to assess your knowledge about common health conditions. It can also be used to prepare for employment and professional development for those who wish to gain knowledge in this specialist area of practice. This course will raise your awareness of some of the most common health conditions in the UK. You will explore arthritis, stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and sensory loss (both hearing and visual impairments). You will examine the signs, symptoms, risk factors and treatment options for each one. You will also look at a range of strategies that can help to improve the quality of life of someone living with one or a number of these conditions.

Course Info

Level 2 - Intermediate
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
James Watt Campus
Next Start Date
Course Length
12 weeks

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements to study this course. This course is suitable for learners aged 16 and above. These courses are usually FREE– unless you are working for a large employer.

Delivery and Assessment

You will complete workbooks by post/email/online.


Once you have successfully completed this course you could continue to study other NCFE courses or find employment in the sector.

Career Opportunities

  • Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Dieticians
  • Parent Partnerships Workers
  • Inclusion Support Workers
  • School or Nursery Managers