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Distance Learning

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
8 Weeks

The purpose of this qualification is to provide up-to-date and continual professional development (CPD) relevant to job roles which involve caring for individuals with diabetes, or those looking to seek employment in related job roles. This qualification could be ideal as part of the induction process for some particular entry-level job roles for individuals who wish to adopt an initial understanding of the condition.

This course will develop your knowledge and understanding of diabetes and the prevention and early intervention of type 2 diabetes; the initial care of diabetes and the treatment and management of diabetes including how diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes. You will learn about the ongoing care and treatment options for diabetes and how to control blood sugar levels.

Free to study.*

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Course units

Core units for this online qualification include:

  • Prevention and Early Intervention of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Understand Diabetes
  • Understand the Treatment and Management of Diabetes
  • Understand the Initial Care of Diabetes

Additional information

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.

Course length & timescale

Length of programme: 8 weeks
Total qualification time: 160 hours

Please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals.

Course fees

*Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.

If you need help or support with any of our online distance learning courses please call us on 01904 770827 to speak to one of our Distance Learning Coordinators.

Qualification outcome

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes.

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