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Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

Subject Health and Social Care

Type Distance Learning

Qualification Level 2

Attendance Distance Learning


This qualification is aimed at anyone working in a healthcare or social care environment, particularly those that support of have contact with older people who have an increased propensity to falls.

Unit 1

Falls in Context

Section 1 Understand falls within health and social care context

Section 2 Understand the impact and consequences of falls

Section 3 Understand the benefits of falls awareness and prevention

Section 4 Understand the legislation and guidance relating to falls and falls prevention

Unit 2

The Risk Factors and Causes of Falls

Section 1 Know the factors that increase the likelihood of falls

Section 2 Understand how falls may be caused by personal factors

Section 3 Understand how falls may be caused by environmental factors

Unit 3

Falls Assessment and Prevention

Section 1 Understand how an individual’s risk of falls can be assessed, monitored and reviewed

Section 2 Understand a range of effective interventions used to reduce the risk of falls

Section 3 Understand multi-agency and specialist support available for falls prevention

Unit 4

Managing Falls

Section 1 Understand how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall

Section 2 Understand the role and responsibilities in falls situations and the importance of learning from falls to improve care

Course Delivery
Online or Paper based, 16 weeks.

Teaching and Assessment
Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Entry Requirements
You will need to be over the age of 19 and been resident in the EU for at least 3 years. Learners must be educated up to Level 2 standard.

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