What do I need to join?

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.

General Information

This qualification aims to provide an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur; develop an awareness of how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes; develop an understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial care as well as develop an understanding of on-going care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.

Distance learning is a great way of learning remotely without being in regular face-to-face contact with a teacher or an assessor. Students have the flexibility to study at home or at work, fitting in their course around other life and work commitments.

Who is this course for?

This qualification is designed for learners looking to start work in, or already working in health and social care, who would like an understanding of care and management of diabetes.

For information, advice and guidance or to enrol please phone Student Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306 306

Course Information Sheet

Download it here

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