NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
- Health, Public Services and Care, Health and Social Care
- Registration and Certification Fee
- Level 3
- Minimum entry age
What does this qualification cover?
The objectives of this qualification are to gain knowledge and understanding of diabetes, including:
• the types, causes, signs and symptoms of diabetes
• anatomy and physiology
• the impact of diabetes on individuals, others and society
• the treatment and management of diabetes
• common complications of diabetes.
Who is it suitable for?
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification in a related subject.
What are the entry requirements?
Learners must be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but centres may have their own guidelines.
How is it assessed?
It will be assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a portfolio of evidence.
Do you need to be working to take this qualification?
No, this is a knowledge-only qualification.
What related qualifications can you progress to?
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
• NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• NCFE CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support
• Access to HE Diploma (Health)
• Access to HE Diploma (Health and Social Care Professions)
• Access to HE Diploma (Nursing and Healthcare Professions)
Funding for our qualifications
This qualification is funded through Advanced Learner Loans. Find out more about funding for this and other qualifications on the Funding page.
Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?
By completing the qualification, learners will develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of diabetes, which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications, and into relevant employment, in the health and social care sector.
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Internal assessments will go ahead in 2021/22, therefore moving away from results being based on Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs) used in 2020 to 2021, where this has been permitted. Students need to prepare a portfolio of evidence. We encourage centres to review our guidance on the types of evidence, and evidence capture, that we permit including e.g. the use of video, photos and other digital means of demonstrating knowledge and skills.
For further information please see the 2021/22 adaptation addendum document below.
2021-22 AT 60316093 V1.0LessMore info Download