This qualification aims to provide an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur, giving learners working, or intending to work, in healthcare and social care knowledge and understanding of diabetes to support their role in the workplace.
This course is designed for adult learners studying part time as a hobby or to support a change in their career.
Successful students will develop knowledge of diabetes, which may support job applications or be part of professional development.
You will need:
• To be 16 years of age or above
• It may also be useful to have already achieved a Level 1 qualification in health and social care.
• To complete a satisfactory initial assessment in literacy skills
You will study the following 4 mandatory units:
• Understand diabetes
• Prevention and early intervention of type 2 diabetes
• Understand the initial care of diabetes
• Understand the treatment and management of diabetes.
Each learner must create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. You will be allocated an assessor who will support you through the learning process and assess your work, providing advice and guidance. You would be expected to complete the programme in 16 weeks.
This course is Distance Learning and has flexible start dates so you can start at any time throughout the year.
On completion of this course you will receive a Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes, from NCFE.
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