Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

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About this course

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. This course is ideal for anyone working in health and social care who have contact with older people who are more susceptible to falls.

By completing the qualification, learners will develop in-depth knowledge of falls prevention which could support progression onto other appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care sector.

Course Availability

This course is available until the end of February, but must be completed by 30 June. This course restarts on the 1 August. 

Fees

FEE COST
Tuition £0

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Studies Include

How will I be taught?

Delivery and Duration
You will be provided with the learning materials either online and/or hardcopies and you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you guidance and feedback on the course as you complete it. This course takes between 2 to 6 months to complete.

What modules are covered?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units.

Mandatory units

  • Falls in Context
  • The Risk Factors and Causes of Falls
  • Falls Assessment and Prevention
  • Managing Falls

Progression

What Next?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

The Level 2 Diploma in Care, the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 2 qualifications in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care, Principles of Care Planning and Principles of Dementia Care.

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification. However, learners might find it useful if they have already completed a Level 1 qualification. You will be invited in to complete an induction and initial assessment.

Due to government funding these courses are available free of charge; subject to the learners meeting the set eligibility. You must have lived in the UK/EU for the past 3 years and be over 19 years old. There may be a fee should you withdraw from the course.

All interviews will be online. 

 

If you would like to enrol on the course or have any questions, please contact our Business Services Team at business@farn-ct.ac.uk
or by phone on 01252 407299

THIS IS A ROLLING PROGRAMME. APPLICATIONS ARE PROCESSED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

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