Level 3

NCFE/CACHE Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes


10 weeks


Rush Green Campus




Adult 19+

Over 3 million people in the UK have been diagnosed with diabetes, and many more are living with undiagnosed diabetes.

By studying this course, you'll increase your understanding and awareness of diabetes, particularly if you're working in the health and social care sector.

This course is delivered entirely online and can be studied at a pace that suits you. You could complete in as little as 10 weeks dependent on the time you can commit.

You may have already studied the Level 2 online course in Understanding Care and Management of Diabetes.

On this course you'll study the following topics:

  • Understanding diabetes

  • Diabetes in context

  • The treatment and management of diabetes

  • Complications of diabetes

For our Level 3 online courses you will be eligible to study for free if you do not hold any qualifications above a Level 2.

Not sure if this applies to you? Check your qualifications online.

On successful completion of this course, you’ll have earned a NCFE CACHE Level 3 certificate which could also help you progress your career, or enter a new sector.

We offer a range of online courses for adult learners. See the full range of courses here.

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.