Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes

Are you looking to complete your diabetes training online? This qualification will provide you with an understanding of the different types of diabetes and how they can occur as well as increasing your knowledge on diabetes diagnosis and initial care. You will develop an awareness of how Type 2 diabetes can be delayed with lifestyle changes and will learn about on-going care and treatment of diabetes to control blood sugar levels.


Unit 1: Understand diabetes

Within this unit you will explore the varying functions of glucose and insulin in the blood, the different forms and causes of diabetes, as well as the risk factors associated with each type.

Unit 2: Prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes

Here you will study and examine the prevention and early intervention of Type 2 diabetes, paying attention to how the condition can be delayed, or even prevented, through healthy lifestyle changes.

Unit 3: Understand initial care diabetes

This unit explores how the condition can be managed and monitored. As well as this, you will consider the mental and physical impact that diabetes diagnosis can have on an individual.

Unit 4: Understand treatment and management of diabetes

Within this unit you will develop an understanding of the ongoing care and treatment recommended to control blood glucose levels and identify how best to prevent and detect complications in people with diabetes.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.

  • This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:


    Key Information

    Course Length 10 weeks
    Awarding Body CACHE, TQUK
    Course Level Level 2
    Funding Fully Funded
    Learning Method(s)

    Online learning
    materials with
    online assessment

    Paper based
    learning materials and
    paper based assessment

    Paper based
    learning materials
    with online assessment