Course information

Study type Study Tier Start Date Duration Course Contact

Part Time

  • Intermediate
FlexibleBY AGREEMENTJaroslaw Marczuk

Due to the availability of government funding, this qualification is available at no cost. Funded places are limited and subject to availability so please book early to secure your place on this course.

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 and those who have contact with older people who are more susceptible to falls.

As you work through the learning materials you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded the NCFE Level 2 certificate in the chosen subject.

Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Reduce the risk of falls
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

What you will learn

  • Unit 1 – Falls in Context
  • Unit 2 – The Risk Factors and Causes of Falls
  • Unit 3 – Falls Assessment and Prevention
  • Unit 4 – Managing Falls

If you would like to discuss any of our services in more detail, please contact us on healthandsocialcare@iwcollege.ac.uk or call 01983 550784.

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