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Diabetes Training for Schools & Carers

CPD, IIRSM & Skills for Care Approved

Children with diabetes must manage their condition every day. It’s vital for their short and long-term health.

Course Description

This training course was designed to help those who work in schools, parents, guardians, youth workers or childminders to care for children with diabetes. This course will also explain how diabetes works and how you can keep a child with diabetes healthy and happy at school.

In the UK there are around 35,000 children and young people living with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Learners will touch upon the risks children face and your responsibilities, the different kinds of medication, what should happen when a child goes on school trips.

Target Audience

This Diabetes Training Course is for anyone who cares for children with diabetes. It’s ideal for those who work in schools, as well as parents, guardians, youth workers and childminders. It explains how to monitor, treat and care for children with diabetes in all aspects of their school life. It’s IIRSM approved & CPD accredited.


This online Diabetes Training for Schools & Carers course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD, IIRSM and Skills for Care

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a better understanding of what diabetes is and how it affects individuals
  • Learn about the everyday risks with diabetes and what responsibilities you have
  • Gain a better understanding of how to support students with diabetes on school trips

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Diabetes Training for Schools & Carers 1 What is Diabetes? 70%
Diabetes Training for Schools & Carers 2 Everyday Risks and Responsibilities 70%
Diabetes Training for Schools & Carers 3 Medication for Diabetes 70%
Diabetes Training for Schools & Carers 4 School Trips 70%
Diabetes Training for Schools & Carers 5 Education and Well-Being 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


40 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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