NCFE Certificate in
Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes Level 2 Equivalent to SCQF Level 5

Learn about diabetes, the effect it can have on people and how to prevent it.

Overview

Why take this course?

There are nearly three million people currently living with diabetes in the UK and experts predict that this number will reach five million within the next twelve years. As the prevalence of diabetes continues to increase, the understanding of how to manage diabetes also needs to increase.

By completing this qualification, you will improve and develop your knowledge and understanding to help provide the best care possible for people who are living with diabetes. You will also develop awareness of how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes.

What you will experience

This course is split into manageable units, each which require to be successfully completed to achieve the qualification.  Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study.

Access to the course is provided online with a personal tutor allocated to provide relevant support.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course will require you to manage your workload independently, with a basic level of tutor support.

Subject area

Entry requirements

A basic level of numeracy and literacy is required to comply with the health & safety and assessment aspects of the qualification. You should also be a minimum of 16 years old, and working in a healthcare setting. 

What you will need

As this course is completed online, students will require access to IT equipment and the internet to allow them to complete the course.

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note that fee waivers may apply. Find out more about funding for part-time courses

Next steps

Education

At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to the following course:

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Availability

Duration Fees Code
105 Hours over 8 Weeks £55.00
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Paper applications only

Paper applications

You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.