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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Highlights Include

  • Distance learning study – 10 weeks duration.
  • Free to study
  • Nationally recognised award
  • Study materials offered online or in paper format


Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 0:00 - 0:00 Location: Off Site Activity (Distance Learning) Fees: 16 - 18 N/A
19 - 23 N/A
24+ N/A
Overseas £800.00

What does this course cover?

The Level 2 Certificate in the Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes comprises of 4 units:

  • Unit 1: Understand diabetes
  • Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes
  • Unit 3: Understand the initial care of diabetes
  • Unit 4: Understand the treatment and management of diabetes

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for anyone whose work may bring them into contact with individuals with diabetes. This includes those working in health and social care, personal carers, uniformed services and those who may have the condition themselves.

What can I do after this course?

By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress onto further qualifications.


Why choose this course?

The course aims to provide an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur.  It covers how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and aims to develop an understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial care.


Entry requirements

No formal academic qualifications are required to study this course. Learners must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years.


Course detail

How much will I have to study each week?

This qualification requires three to four hours of study each week using the distance learning workbooks.  In addition you will be required to successfully complete the tutor marked written assessments as evidence of achievement.

This course takes ten weeks to complete. You can start the course at any time of the year.


How will I be assessed?

The course requires two assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification.

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