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This qualification is designed for anyone who would like to gain an understanding of the care and management of diabetes.
It could help you get into, or progress within, employment in the healthcare or social care sectors in a variety of job roles or support further learning in the Health and Social Care sector.
This course consists of four mandatory units, all of which you will need to complete in order to gain the full qualification:
You don’t need to have any specific prior learning requirements to take this qualification, but you may find it helpful if you’ve already achieved a level 1 qualification within the Health and Social Care area.
You need to be at least 16 years old to take this qualification.
This is a vocationally related QCF qualification with 105 guided learning hours. Within this time you can expect to be involved in formal learning activities, which could include classes, tutorials or seminars. You’re also expected to work independently researching the subject and preparing for class-based activities. 100 per cent of this qualification focuses on developing your knowledge and understanding of the care and management of diabetes.
This is a standalone qualification and is not part of an Apprenticeship framework.
Successful completion will help support a number of job roles within the Health and Social Care sector as you may be working with people who have diabetes, or may be at risk of developing diabetes, in your day-to-day role, for example:
If you’re interested in progressing to further study at the next level of vocational learning the following qualifications are available:
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Basingstoke College of Technology
Worting Road, Basingstoke
Hampshire, RG21 8TN