Our FREE Level 2 Fall Prevention Certification is beneficial for those in or aspiring to the health and social care sector, offering career advancement opportunities. It focuses on understanding the impact of falls, associated risks, and preventive measures. For further details about the course and the content, please click Course Description below.
A fall prevention certification is a valuable credential for individuals working in or aspiring to work in the health and social care sector. This qualification aims to raise awareness about the impact and consequences of a fall, the risks and hazards that could result in a fall and how to prevent or reduce the risk of a fall.
What will I study on this course?
Unit 1: Falls in context
This unit will provide an introduction to falls within a health and social care context, including the impact and consequences of falls, the benefits of falls awareness and prevention and legislation and guidance relating to falls and falls prevention.
Unit 2: The risk factors and causes of falls
Learn about the personal and environmental factors that can increase the likelihood of falls and other risk factors.
Unit 3: Falls assessment and prevention
This unit will look at how an individuals risk of falls can be assessed, monitored and reviewed. Learn about effective interventions that can be used to reduce the risk of falls and multi-agency and specialist support available for falls prevention.
Unit 4: Managing falls
In this unit learn more about how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall, roles and responsibilities in falls situations and the importance of learning from falls to improve care.
All of our distance learning courses offered in partnership with The Skills Network are free.
Adult (19+) learners
Depending on your age, course, educational history and personal circumstances, there may be options available for you to receive a course fully-funded by the government. Our fee calculator will help give you an idea on whether you'll be able to have your course fee waived or covered by an Advanced Learner Loan.
Learners with an active Education, Health & Care Plan
If you are aged 19 - 24 at the start of your course and have an active Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), any course up to and including level 3 will be fully-funded by the government. This means you will not have a course fee to pay and any equipment considered essential to complete your course will be provided by the college.
Please note the information on this page was correct at the time of publication but is subject to change due to factors beyond our control.