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Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

This flexible, online qualification is ideal for anyone working or wishing to work in health and social care, and also those who have contact with older people who are more susceptible to falls.
Level
2
Duration
8 - 12 weeks
Location
Online Learning

Falls represent the most frequent and serious type of accident in people aged 65 and over, with 10,000 falls happening each day. Falls often have both a physical and mental impact, as they can result in lack of confidence, isolation, fractures and broken bones.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to online learning and assessment materials
  • Support from a subject specialist tutor
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible

When does the course start?

This course can be started immediately.

What does the course cover?

This course is split into four 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 will I achieve?

On successful completion, learners will achieve a Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness.

What are the entry requirements?

You must have a live internet connection via wifi, any 3G or 4G network and a modern internet browser such as Chrome, Safari or Firefox. If using Internet Explorer, we always recommend using the latest version.

You must have access to desktop PC, laptop or any Android or iOS compatible mobile device.

You must possess a solid knowledge of the English language and have a basic level of IT knowledge and be familiar with using a computer.

You must have a genuine desire to succeed.

Where will I study?

This course is delivered online. 

How much does the course cost?

The course is FREE for anyone who meets the eligibility requirements, please email us to find out more.