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Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

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Course CodeM0460
Academic Year1718
DatesEnrolments throughout the year
Location NameIndustry Based
AreaBusiness Partnership
Mode Of ProvisionDistance Learning
IntroductionFalls 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. . The objective of the qualification is to allow learners to gain knowledge and understanding of: the impact and consequences of a fall risks and hazards which contribute to falls reducing the risk of falls. The qualification also covers the importance of recording and reporting any incidence of falls to ensure that interventions can be put in place to reduce risk and reoccurrence of falls. This qualification is aimed at anyone working in a healthcare or social care environment.
Study Outlinevia Distance / Blended Learning
Entry RequirementsThe qualification is available for learners who are 19+ at the start of the academic year. There are no specific learning requirements but learners will need to demonstrate that they can fulfil the requirements of the awarding assessment criteria and comply with relevant literacy and numeracy aspects of the qualification.
EquipmentEach learner receives a set of high quality learner materials comprising of assessment booklets alongside knowledge and understanding books which are a valuable resource to keep for reference purposes.
AttendanceThe qualification is delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
AssessmentLearners receive the support of a dedicated assessor and complete Unit Assessments to demonstrate they have met the qualification learning aims and assessment criteria.
ProgressionPlease see the college website for more details of our range of short level 2 qualifications offered by distance learning. Contact the Distance Learning team on 02476243504 or email distance.learning@nwhc.ac.uk.
QualificationLevel 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness
Awarding BodyCACHE
Level2
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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