What you'll learn

This qualification aims to develop knowledge of:
• different types of stroke
• the signs and symptoms of stroke and their effects
• how to respond in an emergency stroke incident

This qualification aims to upskill the workforce in stroke care to improve services and meet the projected outcomes of the National Stroke Strategy for England. It also contributes towards the Stroke Specific Education Framework.

Ideal if

This qualification is appropriate for a wide range of people with an interest in raising their own understanding of stroke awareness. It would complement study in a range of areas, for example healthcare, social care, counselling or public services.

What to expect

The Delivery of the qualification is done in a classroom based setting at Achievement Training. You will be provided with a detailed course programme. At the centre you will have the opportunity to network with other learners, share practice and access different resources to support your learning including laptops, desktops, tablets and textbooks.

What next

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress onto a range of qualifications, such as:

  • Award in Nutrition and Health
  • Award in Awareness of Dementia
  • Award in Mental Health
  • Award in Prevention and Control of Infection
  • Certificate in intro to HSC and Children and young peoples settings
  • Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care



Full Course Cost = £168.00

Funding is available depending on your circumstances. FREE if you are either:

  • Aged 16-18
  • Aged 19+ Employed and earn less than £15,736.50
  • Aged 19+ Unemployed and in receipt of benefits