Level 2

Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Short Online Course


2 Certificate

Awarding organisation

ncfe CACHE


Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Qualification Duration

110 Guided Learning Hours


Who is this course suitable for?


This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain an understanding of the care and management of diabetes. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.



This qualification aims to:

• 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 is this qualification structured?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units:

• Unit 01 Understand diabetes
• Unit 02 Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes
• Unit 03 Understand the initial care of diabetes
• Unit 04 Understand the treatment and management of diabetes


What are the entry requirements?


  • Learners must be 16+
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than to study
  • Must not be already on an apprenticeship




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