Course Details

Is this course for me?

This course is suitable for those working in care setting who require information and training regarding Diabetes, what it is and how to support someone in the management of their diabetes.

Like all of our Health and Social Care courses our Level 2 Award in Diabetes Awareness is mapped to CQC regulations, national guidelines and recognised qualifications. Find out more here.


What will I learn?

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to Diabetes including the pancreas, glucose and insulin
  • Types of Diabetes
  • Medication including storage, pens and sites
  • Infection control
  • Monitoring blood glucose levels
  • Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia
  • Diabetes related complications and wellbeing

Assessment Criteria

This course will be assessed through a knowledge paper at the end of the session.

Private CoursesAt your premises.

Looking to train a group? Our courses can be delivered at your premises. There are many benefits to booking in-house training, including:

  • Cost and time effective - save money by training a large number of your staff at the same time at your premises or locally
  • Flexible – arrange for courses to take place at a time that is convenient for your workforce. Talk to us about weekend and evening sessions.
  • Bespoke – speak with us about tailoring your First Aid training to be relevant to your particular work environment

£275 per group
Public Courses

Our scheduled public courses are held at our centre in Andover, Hampshire. For directions please click here.

  • Ideal for training small numbers
  • Many dates through out the year - get in touch to find a suitable date for you
  • Excellent training facilities
  • Easily accessible location in Andover which is close to the town centre

£30 per person


Get in touch today to find out more about this course. One of our friendly team will be get back to you as soon as possible to discuss your training needs.