Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness
Ideal for anyone currently working in, or looking to work in, the health and social care sector? A fall prevention certification can help to further progress or kick-start your career? 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.
This course is equivalent to a level 5 in Scotland based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework.
8 to 12 weeks on average
(E-certificates upon achievement)
- Paper based learning materials with online assessment
- Study from anywhere, at any time
- Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
- Equivalent to a Scottish level 5 based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework
- Nationally recognised
- Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
- Perfect for beginners
- Unlimited support from qualified tutors
- Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
- No hidden costs
Cost and Funding Information
England and Scotland Only
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Unit 1: Falls in context
This unit will provide an introduction to 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.
Unit 2: The risk factors and causes of falls
Learn about the personal and environmental factors that can increase the likelihood of falls and other risk factors.
Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention
This unit will look at how an individual’s risk of falls can be assessed, monitored and reviewed. Learn about effective interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of falls and multi-agency and specialist support available for falls prevention.
Unit 4: Managing falls
In this unit learn more about how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall, roles and responsibilities in falls situations and the importance of learning from falls to improve care.
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