Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Course Information

  • Course Code: CHEL101
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Price: £325.00

This is a distance learning package. On successful completion you will gain an accredited certificate.

What will I study?

This course is split into four manageable units. These include:

Unit 1: Understand diabetes
This unit explores the varying functions of glucose and insulin in the blood, the different forms and causes of diabetes as well as the risk factors associated with each type.

Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of TYPE 2 diabetes
Those studying will examine the prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes, paying particular attention to how the condition can be delayed or prevented through healthy lifestyle changes.

Unit 3: Understand initial care of diabetes
This unit explores how the condition can be managed and monitored, as well as considering the mental and physical impact diabetes diagnosis can have on an individual.

Unit 4: Understand treatment and management of diabetes
Learners will develop an understanding of the ongoing care and treatment recommended to control blood glucose levels and identify how best to prevent and detect complications in people with diabetes.


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements.

How will I be assessed?

You will be provided with a support assessor who will contact you via e-mail and telephone. You will complete assessments for each of the units.

What can I do next?

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For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk