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.
âš¡ï¸ Free of charge - this course is fully-funded by the government as long as you've lived in the UK for three years and are aged 19+
ðŸ’» Start this course as soon as you're ready - no need to wait for a new term to begin
ðŸ‘¨ðŸ»ðŸŽ“ Nationally-recognised and accredited qualification
ðŸ‘ðŸ½ Get support from our in-house team at Farnborough College of Technology
ðŸ“† Option to complete the course faster by putting in extra time
ðŸ§¾ Boost your CV and job applications straight away
âï¸ Option to pay for the course if you're not eligible for fully-funded option
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.
Apply online for this course and start making progress straightaway.
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
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.
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness, learners are required to successfully complete 4 mandatory units.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
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.