1Course Overview

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Stroke Awareness

Course code: CACHE019

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Develop your knowledge of stroke care in this accredited Level 2 NCFE CACHE course.

CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) qualifications specialise in the care and education sector and are the leading industry specialists. This course has been developed by experts, which ensures everything that employers need is covered.  

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand what a stroke is and how to recognise one
  • Know how to care for those who have had a stroke
  • Investigate the steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of stroke and subsequent stroke
  • Recognise the importance of emergency response and treatments for stroke

This NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award enables you to:

  • Gain an understanding of stroke and its factors
  • Progress onto further CACHE qualifications
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification to kick-start your career

You will receive your course by post, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!          

The course will allow you to study whenever you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free. 

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 60,000 students that already have!

What's more, you will now also gain FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 1 year on completion of your course!

20% off selected courses - Until 22nd January
2Course Content

Qualification Number: 600/4762/8

Total Qualification Time: 30 hours

Unit One: Stroke Awareness

(F/503/7150, Unit Level 2, GLH: 28, Credits: 3)

Know what a stroke is
  • Identify the changes in the brain associated with stroke
  • Outline other conditions that may be mistaken for stroke
  • Define the differences between stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
Know how to recognise a stroke
  • List the signs and symptoms of stroke
  • Identify the key stages of stroke
  • Identify the assessment tests that are available to enable listing of the signs and symptoms
  • Describe the potential changes that an individual may experience as the result of a stroke
Understand the management of risk factors for stroke
  • State the prevalence of stroke in the UK
  • Identify the common risk factors for stroke
  • Describe how risk factors may vary in different settings
  • Define the steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of stroke and subsequent stroke
Understand the importance of emergency response and treatment for stroke
  • Describe why stroke is a medical emergency
  • Describe the actions to be taken in response to an emergency stroke incident in line with agreed ways of working
  • Identify the impact on the individual of the key stages of stroke
  • Identify the correct early positioning for airway management
  • Identify the information that needs to be included in reporting relevant and accurate history of the incident
Understand the management of stroke
  • Describe why effective stroke care is important to the management of stroke
  • Identify support available to individuals and others affected by stroke
  • Identify other agencies or resources to signpost individuals or others for additional support and guidance
3Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments and a portfolio of evidence which will be submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 30 hours to complete.You will have 12 months to complete this course from the date of enrolment. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

On completion of your studies, you will also gain access to the CACHE Alumni for up to 1 year. CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE Sector, providing valuable resources and advice for professionals with a CACHE qualification.

Study Method

You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. Your course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. Tutor support is also available by email, so help is only a click away! You will send your assignments to your tutor for marking. Assignments can be sent by email or post, it’s up to you!

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of the course you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Stroke Awareness.

CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.

CACHE (the Council of Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the UK's leading awarding organisation for the childcare and social care sectors, and are part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) which ensures the highest level quality courses and industry recognised qualifications.

4Q&As

Course Questions & Answers

What are the requirements for this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course, however you may find it helpful to have previously studied the level 1 qualification. 

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You can start at any time and have 12 months complete this course from the date of enrolment. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for a year after completion
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
  • * Not included with the online study option
Do I have to sit an exam?

No, you will be assessed on your tutor marked assessments only.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How will I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Certificate.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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