There are more than 4 million people currently living with diabetes in the UK, and experts predict that this number will reach 6 million within the next 12 years. As the prevalence of diabetes continues to increase, it is crucial that the people affected become fully aware of how they can adapt their lifestyles to monitor and manage the condition effectively.
By completing this course, you will not only gain a nationally recognised qualification, but will also improve your understanding of the different forms, causes and risk factors of diabetes, becoming aware of the best way to manage, monitor and control it.
This course is split into four manageable units:
Unit 1: Understand diabetes
Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes
Unit 3: Understanding the initial care of diabetes
Unit 4: Understanding the treatment and management of diabetes.
This course would benefit anyone currently working, or looking to work, in the healthcare sector who wishes to learn more about the different types of diabetes, and demonstrate a willingness to care for people living with the condition.
Awarding body, assessment method and more
Studying via distance learning over approximately a 10-12 week period.
This means you can choose when and where you study.
This course is available:
- Fully Online
- Paper-based learning with online assessments
Depending on your chosen course there may be materials you will need to have in order to attend your studies. If you have any queries about required materials please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.