What will I learn?

Falls represent the most frequent and serious type of accident in people aged 65 and over, with 10,000 falls happening each day. Falls often have both a physical and mental impact, as they can result in lack of confidence, isolation, fractures and broken bones. This course is ideal for anyone working in health and social care and those who have contact with older people who are more susceptible to falls.

What you will learn

  • Falls in Context
  • The Risk Factors and Causes of Falls
  • Falls Assessment and Prevention
  • Managing Falls

    Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Reduce the risk of falls
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to
    attend college

    Where will it lead me?

    Once you have completed your distance-learning course you will receive a certificate of completion. You will also have the option of enrolling onto another course if you wish to continue learning new skills.

    Entry Requirements

    Our Level 2 online learning courses are free to England residents* aged 24+ regardless of previous qualifications. Learners aged 19 to 23 are eligible for free courses if they have already achieved a full Level 2 qualification or equivalent. (Learners aged 19 to 23 who have not already achieved a full L2 qualification, may be subject to costs. Please contact the College for further clarification)

    *Due to funding restrictions we are unable to enrol anyone to this course who doesn’t live in England or who lives in the local authority areas of:

    Cambridge and Peterborough
    Greater London Authority
    Greater Manchester
    Liverpool City Region
    North of Tyne
    North of Tyne Combined Authority
    West of England
    West Midlands
    Sheffield City Region

    If you don’t live in England or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.

    Fee Details

    Free if aged 19+ and if 19-23 must already have a full L2 or above qualification to be eligible

  • Fees:

    £0

    Level of Study:

    Part-Time

    Dates:

    • - (Flexible)

    Interview:

    No

    Location:

    Online