Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
This qualification will help you get into, or progress within, employment in the healthcare or social care sectors in a variety of job roles where an understanding of the care and management of diabetes is required. You can also take this qualification to support your progression into further learning within the Health and Social Care sector.
To support you in this the qualification aims to:
- provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur
- develop your awareness of how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes
- develop your understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial care
- develop your understanding of on-going care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.
The objectives of this qualification will help you to:
- gain knowledge and understanding of diabetes to support your role in a healthcare or social care workplace
- progress to further learning in this subject area or within the wider area of Health and Social Care.
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain an understanding of the care and management of diabetes.
You need to be at least 16 years old to take this qualification. Entry is at the discretion of the centre.
The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes, contains 4 mandatory units and will help you gain knowledge and understanding in these areas:
- Understand diabetes
- Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes
- Understand the initial care of diabetes
- Understand the treatment and management of diabetes
The course is free, however, there is a charge of £50 which is payable if the student does not complete the course
You don’t need to have any specific prior learning requirements to take this qualification, but you may find it helpful if you’ve already achieved a level 1 qualification within the Health and Social Care area.
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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