Max attendee’s Course Duration
10 Half a day

Diabetes Training Course Summary


  • Physiology of diabetes
  • Signs and causes of hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia
  • Differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Symptoms and diagnosis of diabetes
  • Range of treatments



  • Monitoring of the diabetic condition
  • Recognising and responding to diabetic emergencies
  • Understanding the major complications of uncontrolled diabetes
  • Healthy lifestyle management



The course provides an introductory overview of diabetes care. It focuses on the person with diabetes and how they can make informed choices in relation to treatment and lifestyle. You will study physiological, physical, psychological and educational aspects of the condition of diabetes and learn about its diagnosis, complications, treatment and lifestyle changes.
The course will appeal to individuals from a variety of backgrounds, including people with diabetes, health care workers and anyone interested in learning more about the condition.

Course Outline

  1. Explain the anatomy and physiology of the pancreas and role of insulin in the regulation of blood sugar
  2. Explain the types of diabetes and the signs and causes of Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) and Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
  3. Explain the causes of Type 1 diabetes and the factors that can predispose to Type 2 diabetes
  4. Identify the signs and symptoms of diabetes and how it is diagnosed
  5. Explain the range of diabetic treatments and the importance of safe insulin injection
  6. Explain the importance of monitoring diabetes and the role of diet controlling its progression

This course can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your business.

Please note: Competency must be achieved within the workplace and it is your responsibility to ensure that you are assessed by a competent and experienced person.

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  • All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance and if requested a QCF Unit Accreditation.

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