• LEVEL

    Level 2

  • FT/PT

    PT

  • AGE GROUP

    19+

  • DURATION

    12 weeks

  • AWARDING BODY

    NCFE/ CACHE

OVERVIEW

Every year in the UK, more than one in three adults aged over 65 falls and injures themselves as a result. Falls have been the most common and serious type of accident experienced by people over 65 for many years, as well as the leading cause of death from injury for people aged over 75.

 

course information

Date: 01/12/2018 - 31/07/2019

Location: Distance Learning

Total Fees: £0.00

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01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules include:

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

The days and times of study are up to you, but you should expect to be setting aside around 5 hours per week.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The course is delivered and assessed online; those that apply will need internet access.

You will also need to have the skills to be able to complete level 2 written online assignments.

Learners are assessed throughout their course by a series of short answer assessment questions. You will answer a handful of relevant assessment questions at the end of each section you complete, before submitting your answers for your tutor to mark.

Successfully completing a course with us can definitely improve your career prospects as you will have gained a nationally recognised qualification. NCFE is a highly respected organisation with strict standards and requirements which each course is tailored to.

One progression opportunity to consider would be an Access to Higher Education course at Middlesbrough College which could help get you into University.

All of our distance learning courses are free of charge.

Please enrol by clicking the ‘enrol now button’ at the top of this website page, or come along to the college and enrol in person.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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LEARNING SUPPORT

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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TRAVEL INFORMATION

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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