Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

The Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness qualification is aimed at anyone working in a health or social care environment, particularly those who support or have contact with older people who have an increased propensity to falls.  It will also be useful to individuals who support family members or friends who are at risk of falling.

Course Duration Course Duration: 8 weeks
Course Level Course Level: Level 2
Course Fees Course Fees: Free
Important Information

This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials and administration plus any registration costs that may have been incurred.

Courses are fully funded for people who have lived in England for the past three years and are classed as “home fee paying students”, are aged 19 yrs or over and are not currently accessing any other government funding.

What You Will Learn

Module A

  • Unit 01 – Understand falls within a health and social care context
  • Unit 02 – The risk factors and causes of falls

Module B

  • Unit 03 – Falls assessment and prevention
  • Unit 04 – Managing falls
Entry Requirements

Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent. 

If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.

We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.

If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the attached instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line.

This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete.

Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.

How is it Assessed

Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions in a work booklet, either handwritten answers or completion of the assessment booklet using an electronic template which can be provided.

The course requires you to submit 2 written assessments and you have 4 weeks to submit each one.

Course Documents

Awarding Body Information

For further information about the course specification please visit the awarding body’s website www.ncfe.org.uk and search using the code 603/2552/5 or use the following link.

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