Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness

Are you currently working in, or looking to work in, the health and social care sector? Are you looking to receive a falls prevention certification to further progress or kick-start your career? This could be the course for you. 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.


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

In this unit you will be learning 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 individual’s risk of falls can be assessed, monitored and reviewed. You will 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 you will learn more about how to reduce the impact and minimise harm in the event of a fall, your role and responsibilities in falls situations and the importance of learning from falls to improve care.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.
  • This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

    Care Home Manager – up to £37,000 per annum.

    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner – up to £47,000 per annum.

    Key Information

    Course Length 8-12 weeks
    average course length
    Awarding Body TQUK
    Course Level Level 2
    Funding Fully Funded
    Learning Method(s)

    Paper based
    learning materials
    with online assessment