Stroke Care (3084)

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2016
These qualifications have been developed in conjunction with the NHS Stroke Improvement Lead and a wide range of sector experts and cover the skills and knowledge you need to recognise and treat a stroke and care for those who have had a stroke.
The qualifications are aimed at all learners in health and social care with an interest in stroke care and the impact of a stroke on individuals, whether they are currently supporting individuals with stroke or not.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Scotland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

You can choose the qualification that will provide you with  the specialist knowledge and skills that you will need to identify the first sign of a stroke and to care for those individuals who have had a stroke. You will learn in your work environment and compile a portfolio of evidence and some assignments.

Which Level is right for me?

Level 2
This is a single-unit knowledge award which provides the opportunity to develop understanding of the different types of stroke, signs and symptoms and effects on individuals. It will also help learners to gain knowledge of the response needed in the event of an emergency stroke incident.

Level 3
This qualification provides the opportunity for CPD to further develop knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with stroke. It helps learners to understand the impact of the effects of stroke on daily living, associated complications for an individual with stroke, changing physical needs of individuals affected by stroke, and specific and communication factors affecting individuals following a stroke.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The qualifications will provide specialist learning in the area of stroke management  for a range of individuals working in health and social care.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Centres currently offering qualifications in Health and Social Care can gain fast-track approval.

To find all the requirements for assessment and delivery, download the handbooks from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

Level 2

This is a single-unit knowledge award which provides the opportunity to develop understanding of the different types of stroke, signs and symptoms and effects on individuals. It will also help learners to gain knowledge of the response needed in the event of an emergency stroke incident.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The qualifications will provide specialist learning in the area of stroke management  for a range of individuals working in health and social care.

Level 2 Award in Stroke Awareness (3084-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Oct 2017

Level 2 Award in Stroke Awareness

  • Accreditation No: 600/4824/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 3 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 28 - 28 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/10/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3

This qualification provides the opportunity for CPD to further develop knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with stroke. It helps learners to understand the impact of the effects of stroke on daily living, associated complications for an individual with stroke, changing physical needs of individuals affected by stroke, and specific and communication factors affecting individuals following a stroke.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The qualifications will provide specialist learning in the area of stroke management  for a range of individuals working in health and social care.

Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management (3084-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2014 Supportive services: Learning Assistant

Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management

  • Accreditation No: 600/4823/2 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 26 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 189 - 248 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2017 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Additional information for centres

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Interested in delivering this qualification?

Find out more about how to become an approved City & Guilds centre or fill out our online customer application form