Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness - MK College

Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

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LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE IN FALLS PREVENTION AWARENESS

What will I do?

Every year in the UK, more than one in three adults aged over 65 falls and injures themselves as a result.  Falls have been the most common and serious type of accident experienced by people over 65 got many years, as well a the leading cause of death from injury for people over 75.

Falls and injuries from falls can affect a person’s confidence impact on their mental health and quality of life, and prevent a person from living independently, It is crucial that those working in the health and care sector are aware of how to prevent falls and to take care of someone who has experienced a fall.  This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of the impact and consequences of a fall, the risks and hazards that could result in a fall, and how to prevent or reduce the risk of falls.

This course is split into 4 manageable units:

Unit 1: Falls in context

Unit 2: The risk factors and causes of falls

Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention

Unit 4:  Managing falls

What’s next?

By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress onto further qualifications.

Is it for me?

This course is ideal for learners who wish to increase their awareness and understanding of falls and how to prevent them.  Anyone who works in the health and social care sector and wishes to progress their career would benefit from this course.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

TThis course requires the completion and passing of four short tutor marked online unit assessments. Learners are allocated a course tutor who will mark assessments and are able to offer support through the online learning platform.

WHAT KIND OF QUALIFICATION IS THIS?

Learners will receive a nationally recognised qualification by successfully completing this course. The Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness is awarded by CACHE.

ARE THERE ANY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?

All applicants must be at least 19 years of age to enrol for the course and have a good level of English skills to a minimum of Level One standard.

Applicants aged 19-23 are only eligible if they have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent. Please contact us for clarification if required.

Applicants aged 24+ do not require any prior academic qualifications, but do need to meet the required standard of English skills. Applicants must have lived in the EU for the last three years, currently reside in England, with a postcode outside of London, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley, and the West Midlands. Please contact providers in your local area for alternative options.

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