Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness (Level 2)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 8 Weeks
  • You Need 3 Requirements needed View


The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of falls and their prevention, which will allow them to progress into or within employment in healthcare or social care settings. The objective of the qualification is to allow learners to gain knowledge and understanding of the impact and consequences of a fall, risks and hazards which contribute to falls and how to reduce the risk of falls.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Falls in Context. The Risk Factors and Causes of Falls. Falls Assessment and Prevention. Managing Falls.

How will I learn

Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

What's next

Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.

Additional Information

This qualification is aimed at anyone working in a health care or social care environment, particularly those that support or have contact with older people who have an increased propensity to falls. To apply for any of these courses or for any further enquiries, please email distancelearning@stockton.ac.uk.

You can study in the comfort of your own home
You can gain an accredited Level 2 qualification
All Level 2 courses are completely free; there is a charge if you do not complete the course on time or if you withdraw
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