This course is designed for anyone who would like to gain an understanding of the care and management of diabetes.
It could help learners get into, or progress within, employment in the healthcare or social care sectors in a variety of job roles or support further learning in the Health and Social Care sector.
By completing this course, you will not only gain a nationally recognised qualification, but will also
improve your understanding of the different forms, causes and risk factors of diabetes, becoming
aware of the best way to manage, monitor and control it.
This course consists of four mandatory units, all of which you will need to complete in order to gain the full qualification:
Unit 1: Understand diabetes
You don’t need to have any specific prior learning requirements to take this course, but you may find it helpful if you’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification within the Health and Social Care area.
In order to complete this Distance Learning Course at no charge you will need to match the following entry criteria:
Studying via Distance Learning means you can choose when and where you study.
We recommended allowing a minimum of 3 hours per week to study this course in your own time.
This course is available:
Successful completion will help support a number of job roles within the Health and Social Care sector as you may be working with people who have diabetes, or may be at risk of developing diabetes, in your day-to-day role, for example:
healthcare support service worker
clinical healthcare support worker
health education/health promotion worker
healthcare assistants/support workers in community and primary carer
personal assistants employed directly by the individual they support or their
You could also progress to the following Apprenticeships:
Advanced level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care
Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support)
Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health (Healthcare Support Services)
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