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Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness (FREE Distance Learning Course) - Level 2 - Level 2

Overview

The purpose of this qualification is to develop learners’ knowledge and understanding in the area of falls prevention, particularly in the context of health and social care.  It is designed for those working or looking to work with individuals at risk of falling.
 

Start dates and fees

This course is currently free for adults aged 19 and over, no matter what your current employment or benefits status is.

What will I study?

  • Best practice and legislation relating to falls
  • Causes of falls
  • Impacts, consequences and costs of falls
  • Preventing falls

Entry requirements

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

 

 

How long is the course?

Total time to achieve this qualification is 135 hours.

Guided learning hours for this qualification is 110. These hours are made up of all contact time, guidance or supervision of a tutor.

Directed learning hours for this qualification is approximately 25 hours over the cycle of the programme.

Learners are expected to study and do aspects of their assessment portfolio in their own time.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.

What can I progress onto?

  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
  • Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia Care
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

Careers

There isn't currently career information listed for this course.

How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the 'Sign up now' button below and fill in our online form.

We will then send you an electronic enrolment form to complete and return to us.

Once we have received your form, we'll send you details on how to access the online courses. It's that simple!

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Next steps

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