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Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes Level 2

Course overview

This qualification will provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur, as well as increasing your knowledge on diabetes diagnosis and initial care. You will develop an awareness of how Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and will learn about ongoing care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.

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 those aged 14 and over.

Learning outcomes

After completing this course, students will understand diabetes, prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes, the initial care of diabetes and treatment and management of it.

Course content

  • Varying functions of glucose and insulin in the blood.
  • Different forms and causes of diabetes
  • Risk factors associated with each type
  • Prevention and early intervention of type 2 diabetes
  • Paying attention to how the condition can be delayed or prevented through healthy lifestyle changes
  • How diabetes can be managed through treatment
  • The mental and physical impact of diabetes
  • Recommended blood glucose levels
  • Complications in people with diabetes

Course requirements

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

To attend remotely, students must have access to equipment to learn online, such as a laptop or tablet.

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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