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Course Overview

The Level 3 Certificate in Care and Management of Diabetes is a program designed to help those working in the health and social care sector understand diabetes better. The course covers topics such as the causes of diabetes, its symptoms, and how it affects the body.

You will also learn about the impact diabetes has on society, individuals, and their loved ones. The program aims to increase awareness and understanding of this metabolic disease, and give you the tools to help in managing it.

What will I learn?

This course is made up of four units:

  • Understand diabetes
  • Diabetes in context
  • The treatment and management of diabetes
  • Complications of diabetes

After completing this course, you could go on to pursue a career in Health and Social Care;

Practice Nurse (£24,907 to £44,503)
GP (£60,455 to £91,228)
Health Promotion Specialist (£21,000 to £40,000)"

Eligibility Criteria

This course is funded via the National Skills Fund. You will be eligible for funding if:

  • Your income is below the income threshold applicable to your region. We can provide guidance on this when you inquire.


You do not hold a Level 3 qualification in any subject (equivalent to 2 full A levels, an advanced technical certificate or diploma)

You must also:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study.

If you are not eligible for funding, you can fund your qualification with an Advanced Learner Loan with nothing to pay until you earn over £27k a year.

46% of people living with diabetes are undiagnosed
3.6m people in the UK have been diagnosed with diabetes
90% of diabetes cases are Type 2
10% of the UK population could have diabetes by 2030, estimates suggest

Studying made simple!

We don't like to make things more complicated than they need to be... Our courses are designed to be flexible around your work and family life. 

Step 1

Submit your enrolment form

You'll get instant access to begin your course

Step 2

We'll start processing your funding application

A tutor will be assigned to support you through your course, they can be contacted via phone, text or email

Step 3

You'll receive text reminders when your work is due

Your work will be marked by your Tutor and returned to you within 7 days.

Step 4

Submit your work

Once you've finished your course, we'll apply for your certificate. This will be posted to your home address within 6 months of completing your course.

Need support enrolling? 

If you'd like support with your enrolment, or want to make sure this is the right course for you, fill out your details below and a member of the team will be in touch.

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