Course

Certificate in Understanding Falls Prevention Awareness L2

Flexible Learning ยท Certificate

Course Dates:
This course has flexible course dates.
Loans/Remissions:
Cost or fee remission information
Level:
Level 2

Course overview

Not everyone can attend regular classes- Flexible Learning means you can study at times and locations to suit you. More and more people are choosing to study on a Flexible Learning course to improve their general employability skills. The courses can be offered in a venue within the community and built around your training requirements. All our tutors are specialists in their vocational area and offer exceptionally high quality one-to-one support. Whatever your background or experience, we believe there will be a programme of interest to you.

Funding eligibility criteria:

Course requirements

Learners must have a genuine interest in their chosen subject. This qualification is aimed at anyone working in a health or social care environment, particularly those who support, or have contact with, older people who have an increased propensity to falls. It will also be useful to individuals who support family members or friends who are at risk of falling.

Learners do not have to be in employment to enrol on this course.

Materials needed

Basic stationary.

What can I do when I finish?

By undertaking this programme, you will be able to further your own continuous professional development, which may improve your career prospects or you can progress onto further qualifications or another Flexible Learning course.

What next?

If you would like to apply, please click on the APPLY section below. Thank you!

What will I do?

You will be required to complete two modules of study. The course will cover Module A Unit 1 Falls in context. Unit 2 The risk factors and causes of falls. Module B Unit 3 Falls assessment and prevention. Unit 4 Managing falls.

Learners are required to complete assessments that are based upon the information and activities within the learning materials provided. There is no end test or multiple-choice exam for this course

What will it give me?

You will gain a thorough understanding of the common causes of falls and the risk factors, both personal and environmental, that increase the likelihood of falls. You will also learn about numerous interventions that they and/or care organisations can take to prevent falls. It will also provide you with the knowledge to support people who are at risk of falling. On successful completion of the course, a Level 2 certificate will be awarded. A nationally recognised awarding body accredits the course.

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