Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
Portfolio of Evidence
This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by centre staff, and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).
Aims and Objectives of the Qualification
This qualification aims to enable learners to understand different types of diabetes, how type 2 diabetes can be prevented, the diagnosis of diabetes, and initial, ongoing care and treatment of diabetes.
The objectives of this qualification are to give learners working, or intending to work in the health and social care sector an understanding of diabetes that will support them in the workplace or enable learners to progress to other qualifications within the health and social care sector.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above who work within or who are looking to work within the health and social care sector. It provides learners with the opportunity to gain an understanding of the care and management of diabetes.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress into:
- IAO Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines
- IAO Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- IAO Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- IAO Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
- IAO Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
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