Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working with Individuals with Diabetes (RQF)
(QRN – 601/7830/9)
Qualification OverviewThe 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 StructureLearners 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 RequirementsThere are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Progression RoutesUpon successful completion of this qualification learners can progress to:
- Focus Awards Level 2 Award In Awareness of Diabetes (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working with Individuals with Diabetes (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes (RQF)
Age RangesEntry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
Geographical CoverageThis qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.
Qualification SpecificationTo view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Reference||Level||Credit||Guided Learning Hours|
|Understand the risks associated with diabetes emergencies||J/503/184||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/601/344||2||16||2|
|Understand Sensory Loss||M/601/346||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/601/954||3||32||4|
|Examine the feet of individuals with diabetes||Y/602/4009||3||32||4|
|Provide agreed support for foot care||R/601/806||2||23||3|
|Obesity and diabetes in exercise referral||T/602/0386||3||20||2|
|Promote nutrition and hydration in health and social care setting||T/503/2575||3||32||4|
|National Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programmes, principles, processes and protocols||R/600/256||3||30||5|
Health and Social Care