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Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Our Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes (RQF) is an accredited qualification designed to offer a thorough understanding of diabetes care. It provides vital knowledge on various aspects of diabetes, enabling effective management of its complexities.

Throughout the course, you will learn to identify and reduce risk factors for Type 2 diabetes and gain insights into healthy dietary and lifestyle choices. Additionally, you will examine the societal impact of diabetes, comprehend legal rights, and develop self-care competencies. The course covers treatment options, medication varieties, and management techniques, with a focus on critical aspects such as hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. You will also acquire basic knowledge of glucose-insulin interaction, different types of diabetes, and diagnostic screenings.

This course is developed for individuals seeking to deepen their knowledge of diabetes care, including healthcare workers and anyone who supports diabetic individuals.

By the end of the course, you will possess a solid understanding of diabetes care, equipping you to significantly contribute to its prevention, early detection, and management.

Course Details

Qualification Name: Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes (RQF)
Accreditation: iCQ OfQual recognised qualification
OfQual Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN): 603/5281/4
Average time to completion: 4 to 6 weeks

Course Content

Mandatory Units

  • Module 1 – Understanding Type 2 Diabetes Prevention and Early Intervention: This module covers identifying risk factors for Type 2 diabetes development, methods for risk reduction, diet and lifestyle impacts, and monitoring tests.
  • Module 2 – Primary Care and Diabetes Detection: This module explores the social impact of diabetes, legal rights, and working with individuals to manage their condition through self-care skills, monitoring, and accessing support.
  • Module 3 – Diabetes Treatment and Management: This module includes the treatment pathways, medication types, hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia management, complications, prevention strategies, and pre-pregnancy planning.
  • Module 4 – Understanding Diabetes: This module delves into the function of glucose and insulin in the blood, different forms and causes of diabetes, including Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes, and methods for diabetes confirmation and screening.

Enrolment and Delivery

Please use our enquiry form or contact us by telephone if you have any queries about this qualification or would like to express an interest to enrol onto this course. A member of our team will be happy to answer any questions, help to make sure this course is right for you and/or your staff team, and talk you through what is involved in enrolment and course completion.

Upon enrolment, you will be assigned a personal tutor who will assist you through achieving successful and meaningful completion of your award. All of the electronic resources, workbooks and assignments required for you to complete the course will be emailed to you for you to commence working with at a time of your convenience. Your tutor will work with you to set targets and milestones that are achievable for you and will check in with you regularly, providing assistance whenever necessary.

On successful completion of your award, your assessor will coordinate with the awarding body for the issuance of your certificates, which will be promptly delivered to you.


Including Assignment, Workbook and Resources:

The full cost of this qualification is £150 per person which is duly invoiced at the point of enrolment.

Upon completion and certification of this qualification, the certificate(s) for you/your staff members will be sent to you.

Quality Assurance

This Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes is accredited to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF), the new framework for creating and accrediting qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual) regulates this qualification, examinations and assessments in England.

Complete Training is an approved registered centre with the OFQUAL regulated awarding organisation ‘I Can Qualify‘ (iCQ). All our qualifications are subject to both internal and external quality assurance processes to ensure we meet all of the awarding body specifications. All course materials are developed to meet the specific outcomes that make up the full qualification.

Enquiry Form

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