Course Type / Attendance

Short Course, Distance Learning

Subject Area

Health, Social Care and Childcare

Start Date

Starts throughout the year

Course Length

20 weeks


Adult, Distance Learning



Course Level


Home / Course / Common Health Conditions Certificate Level 2

Who is this course for?

This qualification is suitable for those aged 19 and above. This qualification is designed for those looking to start work in, or already working in health and social care, who would like an understanding of common health conditions and their effects on individuals.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Those wishing to undertake the certificate should be aged 19 or over. You will need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in literacy as you will be expected to write answers for assessment purposes.

Call our team on 0191 511 6478 to enrol.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This qualification aims to develop your knowledge in the area of Common Health Conditions. You will look at the methods of monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions. This knowledge will be further underpinned and supported by an increased understanding of a range of conditions. Cardiovascular and respiratory disease, brain injury, mental health and physical disability area just some areas that will be covered within the programme.

How you will learn

You will be allocated your own study pack and have a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate your knowledge. This will mainly consist of a written assessment for each unit, which will be assessed by the tutor as well as two simple observation exercises. (This course is also available on-line)

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course you will be able to progress on to further study in the field or other Distance Learning programmes. This may add to your own continuous professional development which may improve your career prospects.