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Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

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Overview

  • Develop your knowledge of falls and preventions
  • Successful learners can progress with their education and develop their skills further
  • Understand the best practises and legislation relating to falls
     
  • Develop skills utilised in health and social care
  • Complete the course in less than 6 months
  • Prepare for a career working with vulnerable people

About Your Course

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness (RQF) is designed for anyone who could potentially work with those at risk of falling. This particularly applies to those working in a health and social care setting.

The course is made up of 4 mandatory online units in which 14 credits must be achieved for completion.

During your studies you’ll learn how to ensure preventative measures are met through understanding the cause of falls.

You’ll use your knowledge to educate those who are at risk on the best practises and tips to keep them safe. Through your learning you’ll gain an understand the consequences of falling and the legislation relating to them.

To become provide even more care for vulnerable people you can continue with your education in other areas of health and social care. Those wishing to progress can complete courses in:

  • Understanding mental health
  • End of life care
  • Caring at home

Getting Started

learndirect is one of the UK's leading distance learning providers, but unlike most others, all our courses are available fully online. This method of study gives you the flexibility to complete the course in a way that works best for you.

Studying online is flexible way to add learning into an existing schedule without compromise.

Unlike a physical college where you’ll have to make time for class, you’ll be able to learn whenever suits you best.

As soon as you enrol your course material will be available to you. So instead of waiting until the start of the academic year to begin your learning, you can start straight away.

However, you won’t be on your own. The course will be assessed by an expert tutor who guides you through your studies. They’ll provide valuable feedback and answer any queries you might have about the contents of the course.

 

Modules

  • Cause of falls
  • Impacts, consequences and costs of falls 
  • Preventing falls
  • Best practice and legislation relating to falls

Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Assessment

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

All learning outcomes which assess knowledge and understanding (usually beginning with ‘Understand’) may be assessed through, for example, internally set and marked written assignments, tasks, records of oral or written questions, work books or other portfolio evidence.

Achievement of the qualification includes demonstration of practical skills and confirmation of workplace competence (usually learning outcomes beginning with ‘Be able to’). Portfolio evidence must include observation of learner performance in real work situations Details of specific requirements and where simulation is /is not permitted is included in the unit specifications.

Materials for internal assessment must be submitted to TQUK for approval prior to use and must be mapped to the relevant unit, learning outcome and assessment criteria.

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a pass - there is no grading.

Qualifications

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness (RQF) 

Developing your career

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • TQUK Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
  • TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
  • TQUK Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia Care
  • TQUK Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care.

Learners may also wish to expand their knowledge in other areas of Health and Social Care by undertaking one of the following qualifications:

  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care (RQF)
  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (RQF)
  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF)
  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care (RQF)

Hear from our past Students

  • Develop your knowledge of falls and preventions
  • Successful learners can progress with their education and develop their skills further
  • Understand the best practises and legislation relating to falls
     
  • Develop skills utilised in health and social care
  • Complete the course in less than 6 months
  • Prepare for a career working with vulnerable people

About Your Course

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness (RQF) is designed for anyone who could potentially work with those at risk of falling. This particularly applies to those working in a health and social care setting.

The course is made up of 4 mandatory online units in which 14 credits must be achieved for completion.

During your studies you’ll learn how to ensure preventative measures are met through understanding the cause of falls.

You’ll use your knowledge to educate those who are at risk on the best practises and tips to keep them safe. Through your learning you’ll gain an understand the consequences of falling and the legislation relating to them.

To become provide even more care for vulnerable people you can continue with your education in other areas of health and social care. Those wishing to progress can complete courses in:

  • Understanding mental health
  • End of life care
  • Caring at home

Getting Started

learndirect is one of the UK's leading distance learning providers, but unlike most others, all our courses are available fully online. This method of study gives you the flexibility to complete the course in a way that works best for you.

Studying online is flexible way to add learning into an existing schedule without compromise.

Unlike a physical college where you’ll have to make time for class, you’ll be able to learn whenever suits you best.

As soon as you enrol your course material will be available to you. So instead of waiting until the start of the academic year to begin your learning, you can start straight away.

However, you won’t be on your own. The course will be assessed by an expert tutor who guides you through your studies. They’ll provide valuable feedback and answer any queries you might have about the contents of the course.

 

Modules

  • Cause of falls
  • Impacts, consequences and costs of falls 
  • Preventing falls
  • Best practice and legislation relating to falls

Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Assessment

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

All learning outcomes which assess knowledge and understanding (usually beginning with ‘Understand’) may be assessed through, for example, internally set and marked written assignments, tasks, records of oral or written questions, work books or other portfolio evidence.

Achievement of the qualification includes demonstration of practical skills and confirmation of workplace competence (usually learning outcomes beginning with ‘Be able to’). Portfolio evidence must include observation of learner performance in real work situations Details of specific requirements and where simulation is /is not permitted is included in the unit specifications.

Materials for internal assessment must be submitted to TQUK for approval prior to use and must be mapped to the relevant unit, learning outcome and assessment criteria.

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a pass - there is no grading.

Qualifications

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness (RQF) 

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

  • TQUK Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
  • TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
  • TQUK Level 3 Award in Awareness of Dementia Care
  • TQUK Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care.

Learners may also wish to expand their knowledge in other areas of Health and Social Care by undertaking one of the following qualifications:

  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care (RQF)
  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health (RQF)
  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF)
  • TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care (RQF)

Hear from our past Students

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