There are nearly three million people currently living with diabetes in the UK and experts predict that this number will reach five million within the next 12 years. As the prevalence of diabetes continues to increase, the understanding of how to manage diabetes also needs to increase.
- Qualification gained: NCFE Level 2
- Place of study: Learn from home
- Type of course:Online distance learning course with no exams
- Course duration:10 to 16 weeks.
What topics are covered by the course?
This course is split into four manageable units. These include:
- Unit 1: Understanding diabetes
- Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes
- Unit 3: Understanding initial care of diabetes
- Unit 4: Understanding treatment and management of diabetes
Who is this course aimed at?
This qualification is ideal for anyone who is currently working in health and social care, aspiring to progress within a team, wanting to develop their knowledge of the care and management of diabetes or anyone hoping to gain employment in a role which requires diabetes care skills.
What will the student be able to do on completion?
After completing a course with us, you will gain a nationally recognised qualification. This not only increases your general knowledge, but also increases your chance of securing a job in business, allowing you to develop your career and improve your chance of progressing in the workplace to reach your goals. You will improve and develop your knowledge and understanding to help provide the best care possible for people who are living with diabetes. You will also develop awareness of how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes.
How is the student assessed?
Learners are assessed throughout their course by a series of short answer assessment questions which are built into the course. If you choose to complete your assessments online, your answers are automatically saved and are available to be revised and edited at any point before submission.
We offer a manageable, interest-free direct debit scheme where payments are split monthly over the duration of your course. Full tutor and learner support will be provided throughout the course.
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Last updated February 6, 2017