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Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness Level 2

Course overview

This qualification aims to raise awareness about the impact and consequences of a fall, the risks and hazards that could result in a fall and how to prevent or reduce the risk of a fall. 

Course duration

8 - 12 Weeks

Delivery method

Flexible (Online/Classroom)


Level 2




Funding may be available for this course. Please contact our team to check your eligibility.

Suitable for

This course is suitable for students aged 14 and over.

Learning outcomes

Students will learn about falls in context, the risk factors and causes of falls, fall assessment and prevention and how to manage falls.

Course content

Falls in context:

  • Falls within a health and social care context
  • Including the impact and consequences of falls, the benefits of falls awareness and prevention and legislation and guidance relating to falls and falls prevention

The risk factors and causes of falls:

  • Personal and environmental factors that can increase the likelihood of falls
  • Other risk factors

Falls assessment and prevention:

  • Assessing, monitoring and reviewing an individual’s risk of falls
  • Effective interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of falls
  • Multi-agency and specialist support available for falls prevention

Managing falls:

  • How to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall
  • Your role and responsibilities in falls situations
  • The importance of learning from falls to improve care

Course requirements

This course can be delivered remotely or in a classroom environment, to suit your requirements.

Delegates must have the following equipment to attend this training remotely:

  • PC or laptop with a microphone and speakers (webcam is preferred but not essential).
  • Access to the internet and web browser application (e.g. Google Chrome).
  • An email account for file sharing.

For more information about this course please contact us.

Queens Court Regent Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2EG
Tel: 01226 216760 | Email: |

These course details were downloaded on 20/04/2024

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