Diabetes Care
Level 2

This course provides a great starting point in understanding a widespread condition becoming increasingly prevalent within the UK.

  • Gain an understanding of this widespread condition and gain a nationally accredited qualification
  • Discover more about the biology behind diabetic requirements, reactions and symptoms
  • Equip yourself with invaluable knowledge to increase your awareness of different types of diabetes
  • Learn vital skills to help people manage and treat their diabetes
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  • FREE online course
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  • Course duration
    11 weeks
  • Recommended study
    10 hours per week
  • Study requirements
    No existing qualification required
  • Success rates
    94% of our learners pass
  • First-class support
    Online and by phone
  • Assessments
    4 to pass
  • Qualification
    Nationally accredited qualification

Course details

Each unit contains an assessment to demonstrate your knowledge of each subject area. Once you successfully complete all units you will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes.

Unit 1: Understand Diabetes

Your learning goals:

  • The function of glucose in the blood
  • The function of insulin in the blood
  • Different forms and causes of diabetes
  • The risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes
  • How diabetes is confirmed.
  • Assessment
    Unit 1 Assessment
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Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes

Your learning goals:

  • Factors relating to the prevention of Type 2 diabetes
  • How diet, exercise and lifestyle affect Type 2 diabetes.
  • Assessment
    Unit 2 Assessment
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Unit 3: Understand the initial care of diabetes

Your learning goals:

  • The social impact of diabetes
  • How to work with individuals to manage diabetes
  • How diabetes is monitored.
  • Assessment
    Unit 3 Assessment
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Unit 4: Understand the treatment and management of diabetes

Your learning goals:

  • How diabetes is treated
  • The treatment for hypoglycaemia
  • The treatment for hyperglycaemia
  • Complications that can occur as a result of having diabetes
  • Ways to prevent or detect complications associated with diabetes.
  • Assessment
    Unit 4 Assessment
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  • Aged 19 or older
  • Live in England
  • Have lived in the EU for at least three years.

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