Level 2 Understanding Care and Management of Diabetes

The Level 2 Understanding Care and Management of Diabetes qualification aims to provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how these occur.

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

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.
Please note there is a non-completion fee of £85 if you have to be withdrawn from the course.

You will develop an awareness with the Understanding Care and Management of Diabetes course of how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and this can help to improve mental wellbeing.

Assessment 1:

  • Understand Diabetes
  • Prevention and Early Intervention of Type 2 Diabetes

Assessment 2:

  • Understand the Initial Care of Diabetes
  • Understand the Treatment and Management of Diabetes

Although there are no formal entry requirements for this course, 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 and 23 yrs of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification ie the equivalent of 5 GCSE Grades A- C

If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the instructions to undertake a literacy assessment online. This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.

The programme will take 8 weeks to complete and consists of 2 assessments.

Each candidate is required to give written responses to a work booklet either handwritten or to complete the booklet using an electronic template.

You will be required to submit 2 written assessments each taking 4 weeks to complete.

Level 2 Understanding Care and Management of Diabetes Awarding body

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