Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
What does the qualification cover?
This qualification is designed to provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur, how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes, diabetes diagnosis, initial care and develop your understanding of on-going care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.
Who is suitable for?
This is a knowledge based qualification and is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain an understanding of the care and management of diabetes. It is suitable for anyone and may be of interest for individuals working in the health and social care sector.
How is the qualification structured?
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes, you are required to successfully complete the 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
How is it assessed?
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes, you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units. This is achieved by completing assessments provided in the learning resources. The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes is internally assessed.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You must be aged 19+ and resided in the EU for the last 3 years in order to access funding.
This course is free of charge, however, there is a charge of £50 which will be payable if you do not complete the course.
Making your application
We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.
Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
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