Falls Prevention Awareness TQUK Level 2 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College
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Falls Prevention Awareness TQUK Level 2 Certificate Study Mode: Part-time   |    Course Level:

Are you wanting to learn about fall prevention awareness? This course has been developed to enable you to grow your understanding of falls prevention and with that knowledge take the next steps in your chosen career.

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 social care sector are aware of how to prevent falls and how 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 ideal for learners who wish to increase their awareness and understanding of falls and how to prevent them. Anyone who currently works in the health and social care sector and wishes to progress their career would benefit from this course, as well as anyone who is looking to work in the sector. The qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 or above.

No previous qualifications are required.

During this course you will study:

  • Unit 1: Falls in context
  • Unit 2: The risk factors and causes of falls
  • Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention
  • Unit 4: Managing falls

By studying this course you will:

  • Develop your understanding of falls prevention
  • Learn how fall prevention works and how to apply it in practice
  • Develop your confidence in dealing with service users who have had a fall
  • Understand how falls prevention is applied in the health and social care industry
  • Study will enhance both your personal skills and professional development

This is an online assessment-based course and there are no exams. You will be required to complete assessments via an online platform.  Your work will be assessed, and developmental feedback will be given by a tutor with relevant subject area experience.

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to pursue a career in health and social care.

After you have successfully completed this course you can progress on to one of our other online health courses we have to offer, such as certificate in the principles of end of life care or certificate in understanding the care and management of diabetes.

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Establish a long-standing career pathway within the health and social care sector
  • This course is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you study
  • Study will enhance both your personal skills and professional development
  • Personal tutors are assigned to you to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.
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