Understand more about Diabetes, the different Types and what it is like to live with this condition.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Diabetes Awareness (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 40 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in diabetes awareness in any workplace or family setting. Diabetes is included in many of our online and classroom courses but this course goes into more depth for people working with or looking after diabetes sufferers. We also offer a 100% classroom course nationwide for this and the certificate is valid for three years to comply with recommendations. To renew your qualification, simply complete the same course again.

The course covers information about Diabetes and Diabetes management as well as discussions with someone who has Diabetes. The course can be run on company Learning Management Systems (LMS) using our SCORM packages for seamless integration or use our full feature free company dashboards.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Care workers
  • Families
  • First Aiders
  • Schools
  • Workplace

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (3.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 40 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Course overview

  • Understanding Diabetes • Diabetes myths 
  • Signs and symptoms of diabetes 
  • Hyperglycaemia and Hypoglycaemia 
  • Type 1 diabetes 
  • Type 1 diabetes and coeliac disease 
  • Glucose 
  • Injecting insulin
  • Testing blood 
  • Blood sugar monitoring 
  • Monitoring blood glucose 
  • Type 2 diabetes 
  • Healthy eating 
  • Type 2 treatment 
  • Monitoring health 
  • Complications: heart disease and stroke, nerve damage, diabetic retinopathy, kidney disease, foot problems and sexual dysfunction 
  • First aid for diabetes 
  • Recovery position 
  • Gestational diabetes 
  • Delivery – postnatal care 
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • CQC website link
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

Do you sell first aid kits and equipment?

Yes, we sell over 1000 products from first aid kits to plasters.  We also sell a wide range of medical devices, equipment and everything you need to deal with a first aid emergency and to comply in the workplace with first aid provision.  See our first aid equipment online store at www.first-aid-online.co.uk

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class course locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Can I take this course virtually online with a real instructor?

Yes, this course can be taken virtually. The course is taught thought our virtual learning platform and a Zoom link.  The course is taught by a real instructor online and you can interact with the instructor, ask questions just like a face to face lesson but without the travelling. Testing is carried out using our interactive online tests and you receive the same certificate at the end as you would with a face to face lesson. Contact us for more information and to see if this is available for you.

Are your courses Endorsed?

Yes, all ProTrainings courses are Endorsed by TQUK in addition to other approvals and endorsements to give you a quality compliant qualification for your courses whatever delivery method you take.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

What People are Saying

“Very well explained tutorials. Lots of information and well explained. Very good.”

- Jane, FOOT HEALTH PRACT from Leicestershire

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