Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working with Individuals with Diabetes (RQF)
(QRN – 601/7830/9)
The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working with Individuals with Diabetes (RQF) is aimed at those learners who work, or wish to work, in the health arena, specialising in diabetic care. The qualification is specifically aimed at those who support the management of, or the direct delivery of, care to individuals with diabetes.
The Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working with Individuals with Diabetes (RQF) aims to provide learners with knowledge and understanding across a range of diabetic care principles including the risks associated with diabetes emergencies, prevention and early detection of type 2 diabetes, and conditions associated with diabetes.
Learners must achieve a minimum of 20 credits; 14 credits from the mandatory group and a minimum of 6 credits from the optional group.
Learner Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Upon successful completion of this qualification learners can progress to:
- Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) For England
- Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector (RQF)
- Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support (RQF)
- Level 3 Diploma in Allied Health Profession Support (RQF)
Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.
To view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credit|
|Understand the risks associated with diabetes emergencies||J/503/1849||3||29||3|
|Prevention and early detection of type 2 diabetes||M/503/1862||3||17||2|
|Understand Conditions associated with Diabetes||A/503/1900||3||29||3|
|Safe administration of medication and monitoring techniques for individuals with diabetes||T/503/1894||3||40||5|
|Introductory awareness of sensory loss||F/601/3442||2||16||2|
|Understand Sensory Loss||M/601/3467||2||21||3|
|Understand the process and experience of dementia||J/601/3538||3||22||3|
|Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion||F/602/0097||3||14||3|
|Understand mental health problems||J/602/0103||3||14||3|
|Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities||K/601/5315||2||35||4|
|Support positive risk taking for individuals||L/601/9549||3||32||4|
|Examine the feet of individuals with diabetes||Y/602/4009||3||32||4|
|Provide agreed support for foot care||R/601/8063||2||23||3|
|Obesity and diabetes in exercise referral||T/602/0386||3||20||2|
|Promote nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings||T/503/2575||3||32||4|
|National Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programmes, principles, processes and protocols||R/600/2560||3||30||5|