Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

Are you currently working in, or looking to work in, the health and social care sector? Are you looking to receive a falls prevention certification to further progress or kick-start your career? This could be the course for you. 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.

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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

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

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • 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 you are eligible.
  • This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

    Care Home Manager – up to £37,000 per annum.

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner – up to £47,000 per annum.

    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
  • 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 Funded
    (Subject to availability)
    Course Price £299.00
    Course Length 8-12 weeks
    average course length
    Awarding Body TQUK
    E-Certificates upon achievement
    Learning Method(s)

    Paper based
    learning materials
    with online assessment

    Direct Debit

    Most recent customer reviews

    Tanya Pollock

    2 years ago

    "Lots of support offered via online tutor if needed. Fast response from office if you need to ring."

    Tanya decided to study this course to increase her understanding of falls prevention as well as increase the quality of care she provides in her care service.

    'Improve my knowledge and understanding in order to increase the quality of care I provide in our service provision. I would like to improve better outcomes for people who have fallen or are likely to fall.'
    'I was unaware high volumes of medication could put someone at risk of falling and now take this into consideration. I also have already requested 2 falls risk assessments have been completed by an OT since the completion of the course.'
    'Very straight forward online. Lots of support offered via online tutor if needed. Fast response from office if you need to ring. Very efficient service. Thank you.'

    Martin Turton

    2 years 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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