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Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

This falls prevention training 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.

Unit 1: Falls in context

In this unit, your employees will be introduced to falls within a health and social care context, including the impact and consequences of a fall, 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

Within this unit, your employees will learn about the personal and environmental factors that can increase the likelihood of falls and other risk factors.

Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention

In this unit, your employees will look at how an individual’s risk of falls can be assessed, monitored and reviewed. They will learn about effective interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of falls and multi-agency and specialist support for falls prevention.

Unit 4: Managing falls

Within this unit, your employees will learn more about how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall, their role and responsibilities in falls situations, and the importance of learning from falls to improve care.

The benefits of this course include:

  • You will see improved staff retention
  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Employees can learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Employees will receive subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if your staff are eligible.
  • Full cost Direct debit Fully funded
    £299 Initial payment of £29.90, 3 monthly payments of £89.70 To be eligible you must:
  • Be 19 or over as of 31st August 2017
  • Have lived in the European Union for the past three years
  • Not be a current learner with The Skills Network or another provider
  • Learners must reside in England or Scotland
  • NOT have done the course of interest before.

  • Key Information

    Funding Fully Funded
    (Subject to eligibility)
    Full Cost Price £299.00
    Course Length 8-12 weeks
    average course length
    Awarding Body TQUK
    Learning Method(s)

    Paper based
    learning materials
    with online assessment

    Paper based
    learning materials and
    paper based assessment

    Direct Debit

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    Most recent customer reviews

    Martin Turton

    1 month ago

    "The course has given me greater awareness of fall hazards and focused my attention on outdoor hazards."

    Martin chose to study this course to develop his understanding of the different types of possible internal and external hazards. He has implemented the knowledge that he has learnt from the course into his care home.

    'I studied this course to ensure that falls prevention management is approached thoroughly in our care home.'
    'The course materials were good and the questions made sure you read through them all.'
    'It has given me a greater awareness of fall hazards and focused my attention on outdoor hazards such as uneven slabs, poor lighting, moss and algae, lack of handrails, as well as preventative measures including the importance and benefits of exercise.'

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