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Course overview

The purpose of this qualification is to develop learner’s knowledge and understanding around falls prevention, particularly in the context of health and social care. It is designed for those working or looking to work with individuals at risk of falling.

Learners will develop an understanding of the various common reasons behind falls and how to avoid them from happening as best possible, as well as the best practices and legislation relating to falls.

This is an ideal qualification for those already working in a health and social care setting or preparing to work with vulnerable people.

Core units for this online qualification include:

  • Best Practice and Legislation Relating to Falls
  • Causes of Falls
  • Impact, Consequences, and Costs of Falls
  • Preventing Falls

Course structure

This course will be delivered online, as part of your online learning programme, you will be provided with all of the support required to ensure your learning is successful. You will be assigned an Online Learning Marker who will review your assessments and feedback to you on an ongoing basis. In addition we have an Online Learning Team who can support in all aspects of your learning journey. You will also have access to high-quality learning materials that offer all of the information required to be successful.

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.

Course fees

Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Progression

To sign up – follow this link:

https://www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/online-learning

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