Level 2 Certificate Fall Prevention Awareness
Health & Safety & First Aid
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
This qualification is designed to increase your awareness of the risks of falling as people age and the reasons behind this. The course explores how to assess, monitor, and review an individual’s risk of falling and look at the range of interventions that can reduce the risk of falls.
Why should I choose the course?
The purpose of this qualification is to increase your awareness and understanding of falls and their prevention. Completing this course will allow you to progress into, or within, employment in healthcare or social care settings. Throughout the course you will gain knowledge and understanding of the impact and consequences of a fall, risks and hazards that contribute to falls, and reducing the risk of falls. The qualification also covers the importance of recording and reporting any incidence of falls to ensure that interventions can be put in place to reduce risk and reoccurrence of falls.
What will I learn?
The qualification will cover a range of modules including:
- Falls in context
- The risk factors and causes of falls
- Falls assessment and prevention
- Managing falls.
What will the course lead on to?
If you are already employed within this sector or hope to be in the future, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you wish to study further, we have a range of relevant qualifications across this subject area, which can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
What are my funding options?
You should have access and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
If you are aged 19-23 you must hold a full level 2 qualification.
If you are currently undertaking an apprenticeship programme you will be exempt from enrolling on this course.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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