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Where will this course lead?

There is an emerging global epidemic of type 2 diabetes. In the UK alone, 3.2 million people are diagnosed with the disease and an estimated 630,000 people have the condition, but don't know it. It is believed that deaths from diabetes will rise by more than 50% in the next ten years. Simple lifestyle measures can be effective in preventing or delaying the onset of this chronic, debilitating and often deadly disease.

What will I study?

  • Provide an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur 
  • Develop awareness of how the onset of type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes 
  • Develop understanding of diabetes diagnosis and initial care 
  • Develop understanding of ongoing care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels

How will this course be delivered?

8 weeks distance learning (2 assessments)

What qualifications will I get?

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes.

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this.

How do I get a place on the course?

Register your interest and we will contact you with a date for enrolment, or contact 01789 266245 / professionals@stratford.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

No specific entry requirements, but an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment.

What else do I need to know?

You must be aged 19+ and have lived within the European Economic Area (EEA) for at least 3 years. You must be based in England; however some postcode exclusions apply - please enquire for confirmation of eligibility. In addition to this, please note that participants cannot be currently enrolled on an apprenticeship or higher education training programme.

These courses are fully funded at zero cost unless they are not completed and learning materials are retained by the learner; please note that in these circumstances, there is a £125 fee.

Location

Solihull College & University Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon College

Start Date

Various

Day

Various

Time

Various

Course Fee

Free

Course Code

HEFBL013OCP0

Study Mode

Distance Learning

Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

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The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships and jobs may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact careers@solihull.ac.uk.
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