Course Description

Diploma in Diabetes and Children and Young People – Level 3

Global Edulink


Diabetes refer to the chronic condition that implies the unusually high levels of sugar or glucose in the blood of an individual. The lack or absence of insulin that is produced by pancreas or the inability of the body to effectively use insulins produced can be sighted as the main reason for diabetes in people. The main two types of diabetes are the type 1 and the type 2. Following the diagnosis of diabetes, appropriate medications and treatments will be provided to help keep it control. However, no medicine or treatment has been found to entirely get rid of diabetes, and hence, it usually lasts the entirety of a person’s lifetime. The main symptom of diabetes are increased urine output, excessive thirst, hunger, fatigue, slow healing wounds and yeast infections.

Diabetes is considered as one of the leading causes of deaths in the world and plagues more than millions of people worldwide. Proper diagnosis and treatment of diabetes is important in order to prevent it from becoming fatal. Although there is a perceived notion that diabetes is mostly prevalent in the older age groups, it is reported to have affected people in the younger age groups as well. With the increase in the cases of diabetes around the world, it has become important to be aware of diabetes in order to identify it early on and to get the necessary treatments and medications available. Getting educated on diabetes will also immensely benefit in kick starting and progressing in a diabetes related career. With this diploma in Diabetes and children and young people – Level 3, you will adequately made aware on the diabetes condition. You will get to look at the nature of type 1 diabetes, the Identification, concerns and myths related to diabetes and Insulin. You will then be moved on to get an insight into the complications of Diabetes and the dietary considerations for diabetes patients. Get to understand living with and growing up with diabetes through this diploma. Also get an understanding of the diabetes emergencies and about pregnancy with diabetes.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria.The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Course Curriculum

1: The Nature Of Type 1 Diabetes

2: Identification, Concerns And Myths

3: Understanding Insulin

4: Complications Of Diabetes

5: Dietary Considerations

6: Living With Diabetes

7: Growing Up With Diabetes

8: Diabetic Emergencies

9: Pregnancy

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Professionals dealing with diabetes patients
  • Anyone willing to learn more on diabetes in children and young people

Method of assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Diabetes and Children and Young People – Level 3 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04838

Accredited Body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)



College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Business, Health Care, Healthcare Management
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 229
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Career Path On the successful completion of this Level 3 diploma in Diabetes and children and young people, you will be eligible enough to get ahold of various job positions and to progress further in your career by demanding for salary increments and job promotions. You can also use this certificate as a base to study further in diabetes to improve your expertise. Below given are few of the job positions you can get ahold of with this diploma, along with the average UK salary per annum according to, • General physician – £50,788 per annum • Registered nurse – £23,692 per annum • Dietician – £25,621 per annum • Nurse educator – £33,000 per annum Common Career Paths For Registered Nurse
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CityPoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU, Dublin, United Kingdom

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