Common Health Conditions - Level 2 (Part-Time)

L1/L2 Adult Part Time Course

Subject Area Health and Care

Attendance Part-Time


This course is aimed at providing you with the skills to gain employment within the health and social care sector and is ideal if you want to enter employment in this sector.

This course runs on the following dates:

Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year Please call 0191 200 4000 or email for more information.
Duration: 5 Weeks
Venue: Parsons Building, Rye Hill Campus

Who the course is for

It is aimed at unemployed people who want to progress into employment. Many people who attend our courses have been unemployed for a significant length of time and need support to enter employment.

Our staff are very supportive and are aware of the barriers that you may face. You will be supported in every aspect of the course to help you succeed and gain a new qualification.

Qualification Gained

On successful completion of this course you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions.

How to Apply


Click on the "Apply for this course" button at the bottom of this page.

In Person

Come along to our Student Services Office, located within Armstrong House. Alternatively, visit an Open Event at our Rye Hill Campus, click here for dates and times.



Call our friendly team of advisers on 0191 200 4000 and they will talk you through your application.

Course Content

Within the course the following is covered:

  • Understand how to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions
  • Introductory to the awareness of sensory loss
  • Stroke awareness
  • Arthritis awareness
  • Understand the impact of acquired brain injury on individuals
  • Understand physical disability

Learning Methods

This is a practical course where you will learn through a combination of practical activities combined with taught sessions. You will participate in group work and individual activities.

Assessment Methods

There are no exams. You will complete a workbook and be assessed through some practical activities.

Progression Opportunities

You can progress into employment or onto one of our other employability courses.

Career Opportunities

Working with people within the health and social care sector in roles such as care assistant or youth worker.

Entry Requirements

You do not need any qualifications to enrol onto this course but you will need a basic level of spoken and written English.

Further Information

If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options, you can contact Student Services by using the LiveChat function on this page, by emailing or by telephoning 0191 200 4000. We are currently open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.


Course Costs

Learners aged 19 or over

Please note many courses will be available free of charge or at a discount depending on your age and circumstances. For friendly advice and to check your eligibility for free or discounted study please call our Student Services team on 0191 200 4000. Please note some courses are not eligible for any discounts. Please download a prospectus from the adults section of this website for details of the latest course fees.