Stroke Awareness

Stroke Awareness

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Empower yourself with life-saving knowledge through our Stroke Awareness course. Gain insights into recognising symptoms, understanding risk factors, and learning crucial prevention strategies. Enrol now to make a difference in your health and the health of those around you.

Approved by CPD

In our Stroke Awareness course, participants will gain essential knowledge about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors associated with strokes, empowering them to recognise and respond swiftly to potential emergencies. Through interactive modules, learners will delve into the importance of early intervention and the critical role of prompt medical attention in minimising the impact of strokes. From understanding the various types of strokes to learning preventive measures and lifestyle modifications, this course equips individuals with the tools to make informed decisions for themselves and their loved ones. By fostering awareness and preparedness, we aim to contribute to a healthier, safer community, where everyone is equipped to recognise the signs of stroke and take decisive action when it matters most.

Strokes are the fourth single leading cause of death in the UK, as well as a leading cause of disability. Being aware of the causes and symptoms will help you act fast in a situation where you suspect someone is having a stroke and provide them with the best chance of receiving the treatment they need and minimising the long term impact of the condition.

This course will cover the types of strokes, the symptoms, and risk factors. It will also cover the treatment options and the longer term impact of the condition.


This Stroke Awareness online course is approved by:

CPD certification service :

The CPD certification service helps organisations to formalise their expertise into a structured and recognised approach in learning. This conforms the course content is alilgned to the universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

Recognise the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke: You’ll be equipped to identify the common signs and symptoms of a stroke, such as sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion, trouble speaking, or difficulty understanding speech; sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes; sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance, or lack of coordination; and sudden severe headache with no known cause.

Understand the Importance of Timely Action: You’ll grasp the critical importance of acting swiftly when stroke symptoms occur. Time is of the essence when it comes to stroke, as quick action can significantly improve the chances of a positive outcome and reduce the risk of long-term disability or death.

Know the Emergency Response Protocol: You’ll learn the appropriate steps to take in the event of a suspected stroke, including how to call emergency services immediately and provide vital information to first responders to ensure prompt and effective treatment.

Identify Risk Factors and Prevention Strategies: You’ll gain insight into the various risk factors associated with stroke, such as high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol, and physical inactivity. Furthermore, you’ll explore proactive measures and lifestyle changes that can help reduce the risk of experiencing a stroke.

Support Stroke Survivors and Their Caregivers: You’ll develop an understanding of the challenges faced by stroke survivors and their caregivers, as well as strategies to provide emotional support, assist with rehabilitation, and promote independence and quality of life following a stroke.

General Public: Anyone who wants to learn how to recognize the signs of a stroke and take appropriate action can benefit from this course. Whether you’re a concerned family member, a friend, or a bystander, understanding stroke symptoms and knowing what to do in an emergency can potentially save lives.

Healthcare Professionals: Doctors, nurses, paramedics, and other healthcare professionals can enhance their knowledge and skills in stroke recognition and management through this course. Improved understanding of stroke symptoms and emergency protocols can lead to faster interventions and better patient outcomes.

Caregivers: Family members and caregivers of stroke survivors can gain valuable insights into providing care and support for their loved ones. Understanding the challenges faced by stroke survivors and learning effective caregiving strategies can help improve the quality of life for both the survivor and the caregiver.

Community Leaders: Community leaders, such as educators, policymakers, and advocacy groups, can benefit from this course by gaining a deeper understanding of stroke prevention, awareness, and support initiatives. They can play a crucial role in promoting stroke education and advocating for resources to address the needs of stroke survivors and their families within their communities.

Workplace and Corporate Settings: Employers and human resources professionals may find value in offering this course to employees as part of workplace wellness programs. Increasing awareness of stroke symptoms and emergency response procedures can create a safer and more supportive environment for employees and reduce the potential impact of strokes on productivity and workforce health.

Module 1: Signs and Symptoms 

Module 2: Types of Stroke and Their Causes

Module 3: Diagnosis, Treatment and Recovery 

Module 4: Post Stroke Problems and Care


At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 70%. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

Retake information :

You will be given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt,
it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be
unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

Course Duration:

55 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.

It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

After successful completion of the course the learner will achieve a Certification of Completion from Course Central and Achievement Certificate.
Your can order printed course certificate to be delivered by post.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.


This entirely online course can be accessed from any device with the following system specifications:

    Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers

    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


Course FAQ

An approved course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Approved courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification. However, the Certificate of Completion and Transcript for the course showing the awarding body’s logo  confirms that you have the best knowledge and skill for the job role.


There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is advised have at least Level 1 understanding for a Level 2 course  and  a Level 2 understanding for a Level 3 course. This helps to contextualise the content delivered through the course and ensure effective learning.

Having a minimum literacy, numeracy, English  as the course content in mainly in Enfglish.

A basic understanding of how to use a website through your device to access, attend and complete assessments will benefit the user.


Your course will be assigned to you within 24 hours upon successful completion of your purchase.

CPD is your Continuous Professional Development, an investment you make in yourself. It helps to keep your skills and knowledge up to date to prepare yourself for the greater responsibilities you want. We have a range of CPD courses for you to complete online.

Once you achive 70% pass mark for all modules you’ll be able to see your digital certificate straightaway. We can email you the digital certificate within 24 hours. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

We also have option for you to order printed course certificate to be delivered by post to your work or home address.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.

You can always buy this course for your team members. Please let us know about your business training needs. You also gift this course to your family and friends. Just let us know after successful purchase of the course.

This course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge supporting your current skillset.

How this course works?

Step 1: Purchase and payment
Choose all necessary courses and follow our checkout process to pay using your Debit or Credit card.

Step 2: Course Access

Upon successful payment, please look for an email from [email protected] for your course access detail. For single-course purchases, you'll have unique access details. When you purchase more courses, they will be added to your account.
If you purchase multiple courses for your team, all the access details will be emailed to the team members.

Step 3: Certificate

Once you complete your course, you'll receive a PDF certificate instantly. However, you can order the printed certificate, and we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address. This might take 5-7 working days, although we will try to deliver it as soon as possible.

Please note: if your company pays by invoice, we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

Step 4: Support

Our friendly Learner support team is happy to help at any stage of your course. Call us on 0203 488 1760 (Mon - Fri: 10 pm - 4 pm | Excluding Bank Holidays) or contact [email protected]. Alternatively, have a look into our support page for useful information and guidance to complete your course.

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