Online Diabetes Awareness (VTQ) Certification

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
  • 44 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT

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.

  • 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 44 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

What People are Saying

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

- Jane, FOOT HEALTH PRACT from Leicestershire

“Great Information”

- Alexander, Company Director from Lancashire