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Diabetes Care Level 2 - Free Online Course

Course summary
11 weeks
0 GBP excl. VAT
Next available date: Apply today! - Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

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Earn a Level 2 Certificate in Diabetes Care - a Free Online Course by vision2learn

This free online certification course is the ideal starting point for understanding a pervasive condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in the UK, and how to care for those that have the condition.

Participants will be able to:

  • Increase their awareness of different types of diabetes.
  • Gain an understanding of this widespread condition.
  • Learn more about the biology behind diabetic requirements, symptoms and reactions.
  • Learn critical skills to help people treat and manage their diabetes.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This is a nationally accredited qualification and if you meet the eligibility requirements, you can take this course free of charge. You will be eligible for FREE study with vision2learn if you:

  • Are aged 19 or older.
  • Live in an eligible English postcode area
  • Have been an EU resident for the past three years.

No existing qualification is required for this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successful completion of this course leads to a nationally-accredited Level 2 Certificate in Diabetes.

Why study this course with vision2learn?

  • It’s free for eligible learners.
  • Study 100% online at your own pace, whenever and wherever you choose.
  • Earn a vocational qualification valued by UK employers.
  • Personal support from a dedicated tutor throughout your course.
  • Additional online and telephone customer support free of charge.

Training Course Content

This course is taught 100% online.

Course contents

Unit 1: Understand Diabetes

Your learning goals:

  • The function of glucose in the blood
  • The function of insulin in the blood
  • Different forms and causes of diabetes
  • The risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes
  • How diabetes is confirmed.

Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes

Your learning goals:

  • Factors relating to the prevention of Type 2 diabetes
  • How diet, exercise and lifestyle affect Type 2 diabetes.

Unit 3: Understand the initial care of diabetes

Your learning goals:

  • The social impact of diabetes
  • How to work with individuals to manage diabetes
  • How diabetes is monitored.

Unit 4: Understand the treatment and management of diabetes

Your learning goals:

  • How diabetes is treated
  • The treatment for hypoglycaemia
  • The treatment for hyperglycaemia
  • Complications that can occur as a result of having diabetes
  • Ways to prevent or detect complications associated with diabetes.


This online course is free of charge to eligible learners. No costs to be incurred

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Alexandra from Birmingham
“Excellent course, well put together, fantastic tutor support. I will definitely be looking to do my next course with you.”
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