Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working with Individuals with Diabetes (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working with Individuals with Diabetes (RQF)

(QRN – 601/7830/9)

 

 

Qualification Overview

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.

 

 

Qualification Structure

Learners must achieve a minimum of 20 credits; 14 credits from the mandatory group and a minimum of 6 credits from the optional group.

 

 

Leaner Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.

 

 

Progression Routes

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)

 

 

Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be 16 to undertake this qualification.

 

 

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.

 

 

Qualification Specification

To view the Qualification Specification please click here.

Unit Title Unit Ref Level GLH Credit
Mandatory units
Diabetes Awareness D/503/1839 3 46 6
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
Optional Units
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
Dementia Awareness J/601/2874 2 17 2
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