NCFE Certificate in
Common Health Conditions
Broadly comparable to SCQF Level 5
Strengthening awareness of the signs, symptoms and treatments available for common health conditions.
Why take this course?
In the UK today there is an ever growing number of people living with a common health condition. These conditions have varying effects upon those unlucky enough to develop them and all require continual management in order to minimise the impact they have on an individual's day–to–day life.
Ideal for anyone currently working in or seeking a career in the health sector, this qualification will ensure positive development in strengthening awareness of the many signs, symptoms and treatments available for a variety of common health conditions. These conditions include; cardiovascular disease, arthritis and physical disability. Learners will also discover how to care for individuals and enable them to manage, monitor and control their condition effectively.
What you will experience
This qualification is ideal for anyone already working in, or intending to work in, the healthcare sector. It is also suitable for anyone who wishes to further understand a variety of common health conditions they may encounter among people in their care.
Carrying out this course demonstrates a willingness to understand how to care for individuals who are living with the effects of common health conditions. This course is split into manageable units, each which require to be successfully completed to achieve the qualification. Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. Access to the course is provided online with a personal tutor allocated to provide relevant support.
This course will require you to manage your workload independently, with a basic level of tutor support.
What you will need
As this course is provided online, students will require access to IT equipment and internet access to allow them to complete the course.
What you need to know
This is a Distance Learning course which means you can study at home, in the workplace or wherever you choose at times that are convenient for you. You do not have any classes to attend. The materials for this course are provided as webpages for you to work through online. As you progress through the course materials you will find explanations of each feature, followed by practical exercises. You will be supported throughout the course by a specialist Distance Learning Tutor.
As you progress they will continue to make regular contact to offer support and guidance, usually by email but sometimes by phone, to ensure you are making good progress and to support your learning throughout. You must be able to study independently through the course materials.
Whilst studying with Business & Community Development, you will have access to the Library+ sites and the Digital Skills Space. You will also have technical and administrative support from Business & Community Development team.
Please note that fee waivers or funding may apply. Find out more about funding for part-time courses.
At North East Scotland College
On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to one of the following courses:
|149 Hours over 16 Weeks||£80.00||
|Paper applications only|
You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.
Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:
Telephone: 01224 612330
If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.