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IQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes (QCF)

 

Qualification Number 601/5542/5
Title IQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes (QCF)
Category National
Sector Health & Care
Operational Start Date 26/01/2015
Operational End Date 31/08/2018
Total Units 4 Min Credit 16
Min Guided Learning Hours 105 Max Guided Learning Hours 105
Min Age From 16 Min Age To 100

Registration Fee : £35.50

This is the administrative fee that IQ charges centres to register a learner on this qualification, and NOT a training fee. All fees include registration, certification and postage (international delivery rates may apply).

Qualification Purpose

The purposes of the qualification are: giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning and preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding.

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About this Qualification

The IQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes (QCF) is a knowledge-based qualification for individuals who wish to gain formal recognition of their knowledge and understanding of the care and management of diabetes. There is no requirement for learners to have access to a workplace. By completing the four mandatory units, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of diabetes, the prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes, the initial care of diabetes and the treatment and management of diabetes. The objectives of the qualification include preparing learners to progress to a qualification in the same subject area but at a higher level or requiring more specific knowledge, skills and understanding, meeting relevant programmes of learning, preparing learners for employment and supporting a role in the workplace.

Take this Qualification

If you are interested in taking this qualification and would like to find your nearest IQ centre, please give us a call on 01952 457 452 and a member of our team will be happy to help.

Structure

To achieve this qualification learners have to achieve 16 credits from four mandatory units.

IQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes (QCF)
Mandatory GroupMinimum Units:4
 Minimum Credits:16
 UnitLevelCreditGLH
 A/505/1144Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes2316
 T/505/1143Understand diabetes2427
 R/505/1148Understand the initial care of diabetes2427
 L/505/1147Understand the treatment and management of diabetes2535

Assessment

All the units in this qualification are knowledge-based. Assessment is by portfolio (internally set and marked and quality assured by IQ).

An Achievement Record for this qualification is available from the website/ on request. All assessment criteria must be met and mapped and the location of the evidence must be indicated in the achievement record.

All learning outcomes in this qualification (or relevant unit) must be assessed using methods appropriate to the assessment of knowledge and understanding, these can be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • Question and answer test
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Question and answer verbal (ensure records are kept)
  • Essay
  • Other

 

This qualification is not graded, successful learners achieve a pass. 

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 1 or above.

 

Tutor Requirements

All trainers delivering this qualification must have relevant sector knowledge and an appropriate teaching qualification e.g. PTLLS, Level 3 Award in Education and Training.

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved by IQ in order to offer this qualification.

 

 

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