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  • 10 units
  • 116 guided learning hours
  • 5 Days Practical Training Included

Foot Health Care Practitioner (RQF) Diploma Level 3

Includes One Week COVID-Secure Practical Training

 

Key Points

  • Develop core competencies in Foot Health Care
  • Learn essential physiological science
  • Gain an understanding of foot ailments and how to treat them
  • One week of practical training in our state-of-the-art COVID-secure training facility
  • Gain a recognised RQF Level 3 Diploma
  • Start your career in the healthcare sector
  • Learn the fundamentals of setting up your own practice

About your Diploma

Innovate Awarding Level 3 Diploma for the Foot Health Care Practitioner RQF Qualification (601/5502/4) is a fully recognised qualification listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework). It carries 37 credits which can be transferred to progress onto further study (e.g. a degree).

Innovate Awarding Level 3 Diploma for the Foot Health Care Practitioner RQF develops the knowledge, skills and competence required for learners to work as Foot Health Care Practitioners. This qualification promotes awareness of preventing and treating foot disorders and provides information on setting up in practice. The knowledge, understanding and skills equip learners to be occupationally competent and gain experience in dealing with common foot and skin problems.

This Level 3 Diploma for the Foot Health Care Practitioner qualification is suitable for learners aged 18 and above who work, or who are looking to work, within the Health and Social Care sector, or those who want to have their own Foot Health Clinic.

About our Foot Health Course

Our course contains all of the mandatory units required by the Awarding Organisation and is designed so that you complete as much of the theoretical work as possible before you attend your practical training – at our state-of-the-art Foot Health Training Centre in Birmingham. By doing so, you can focus on the clinical aspects of your training whilst you are with your Clinical Tutor.  You will work with real clients and will cover all aspects of running a clinic.  You collect evidence of your clinical practice as you prepare for appointments and work with clients.  

One Week Practical Training

The practical element of the course takes place at our state-of-the-art clinic in Birmingham. Here you will have the opportunity to practice on real patients, allowing you to solidify your learning and hone your skills.

You will be supported throughout by highly experienced tutors, all of whom are practising foot health care practitioners.

By the time you have completed your week of practical training, you will have become proficient in the various techniques and treatments, and grown the confidence necessary to practice on your own patients, once qualified.

Launch your Career

As soon as you’ve gained your nationally recognised qualification you can start practising.

Your course will teach you how to set up and run a successful foot health care practice including understanding businesses logistics and how to plan your business.

This course will also give you a comprehensive understanding of anatomy and physiology. The course will also teach you about infection of the foot, how they spread and how they can be treated.

You will learn how to maintain foot hygiene and how to treat feet hygienically and safely, preparing you for clinical practice.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a leading UK distance learning provider, which means your course is devised by subject experts, the benefit of a best in class learning portal, a dedicated tutor to support you through your studies and a practical in a state-of-the-art facility.

You can start your course as soon as you enrol via our online learning portal. Just log in and all your course materials will be there waiting for you.

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Self-Paced Online Learning With Tutor Support PLUS On-Demand & Live Classes
  • Access your course materials immediately
  • Tutor support via our market-leading platform
  • Study around existing commitments
  • Progress as quickly as you’d like
  • Tailored individual learning plan to help you succeed
  • Engaging content; from videos to interactive quizzes
  • Industry-leading 5 days marking turnaround
  • Live class scheduled between 10 am to 8 pm daily (including weekends)
  • Access to our video library of previous lectures available on-demand
  • Interact with your tutors directly during your class
  • Network with like-minded students via our chat functionality
  • Take live classes multiple times or access recordings as you like
  • Tutor support via our market-leading platform
  • Study around existing commitments
  • Progress as quickly as you’d like
  • Tailored individual learning plan to help you succeed
  • Engaging content; from videos to interactive quizzes
  • Industry-leading 5 days marking turnaround

Qualification: Foot Health Care Practitioner (RQF) Diploma Level 3

The Innovate Awarding Level 3 Diploma for the Foot Health Care Practitioner RQF Qualification (601/5502/4) is a fully recognised qualification listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework). It carries 37 credits which can be transferred to progress onto further study (e.g. a degree).

As this is a regulated qualification all portfolios are subject to Internal/ external quality assurance procedures. Due to this process it may take 8-12 weeks from the completion of your course to receive your certificates.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

Unit One: Anatomy and Physiology (T/506/9528, D/506/9524)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the relevant principles of Anatomy & Physiology in relation to foot health care
  • Know the importance of measuring blood pressure for foot health care
  • Understand how to check the circulation of the lower limb
  • Understand circulatory disorders of the lower limb      

Unit Two: Infection prevention and control for foot care practitioners (K/506/9526)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know how infection of the feet is caused
  • Know how infection can spread
  • Understand how to maintain hygiene when administering foot care
  • Understand how to use sterilisation methods for foot health care
  • Understand how to dispose of waste safely in a foot healthcare environment

Unit 3:  Understanding pathologies and treatments for foot health care (A/506/9532, M/506/9527, A/506/9529)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the structure and function of the skin
  • Understand the importance of nutrition for skin health
  • Understand disorders and conditions which affect the skin of the foot
  • Understand dermatological pathologies of the foot
  • Know the structure, function of nails and dystrophies of the foot
  • Understand the importance of nutrition for clients’ nail health.

Unit Four: Managing Foot Care for Diabetic (M/506/9530)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the regulation of blood sugar levels
  • Understand complications due to diabetes being uncontrolled
  • Understand how to support clients with diabetic foot health care
  • Explain the importance of recording all treatments and discussions in line with legal requirements

Unit 5:  Preparing for Clinical Practice

  • In this unit, you will be preparing for clinical practice by completing an assignment designed to consolidate the learning you completed in units 1-4
  • You will check details of training and confirm that you are fully prepared to attend

Unit Six: Setting up and managing a professional practice (T/506/9531)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the business logistics of setting up a practice for foot health care
  • Understand the steps in assessing a business opportunity
  • Be able to plan a foot health care business

Unit Seven: Your Practical Training (Y/506/9523, H/506/9525 M/506/9530, A/506/9532, M/506/9527, A/506/9529, K/506/9526 T/506/9529, D/506/9524, T/506/9528)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare for foot care treatments by carrying out all of the necessary risk assessments
  • Be able to make recommendations for treatment
  • Be able to carry out treatments safely
  • Be able to record information relevant to foot health care
  • Be able to reflect on own Practice

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • One week practical training course
OUR PASS RATE
Foot Health
93.4%
(National Average 84.7%)

Foot Health Care Practitioner (RQF) Diploma Level 3

Includes One Week COVID-Secure Practical Training

 

Key Points

  • Develop core competencies in Foot Health Care
  • Learn essential physiological science
  • Gain an understanding of foot ailments and how to treat them
  • One week of practical training in our state-of-the-art COVID-secure training facility
  • Gain a recognised RQF Level 3 Diploma
  • Start your career in the healthcare sector
  • Learn the fundamentals of setting up your own practice

About your Diploma

Innovate Awarding Level 3 Diploma for the Foot Health Care Practitioner RQF Qualification (601/5502/4) is a fully recognised qualification listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework). It carries 37 credits which can be transferred to progress onto further study (e.g. a degree).

Innovate Awarding Level 3 Diploma for the Foot Health Care Practitioner RQF develops the knowledge, skills and competence required for learners to work as Foot Health Care Practitioners. This qualification promotes awareness of preventing and treating foot disorders and provides information on setting up in practice. The knowledge, understanding and skills equip learners to be occupationally competent and gain experience in dealing with common foot and skin problems.

This Level 3 Diploma for the Foot Health Care Practitioner qualification is suitable for learners aged 18 and above who work, or who are looking to work, within the Health and Social Care sector, or those who want to have their own Foot Health Clinic.

About our Foot Health Course

Our course contains all of the mandatory units required by the Awarding Organisation and is designed so that you complete as much of the theoretical work as possible before you attend your practical training – at our state-of-the-art Foot Health Training Centre in Birmingham. By doing so, you can focus on the clinical aspects of your training whilst you are with your Clinical Tutor.  You will work with real clients and will cover all aspects of running a clinic.  You collect evidence of your clinical practice as you prepare for appointments and work with clients.  

One Week Practical Training

The practical element of the course takes place at our state-of-the-art clinic in Birmingham. Here you will have the opportunity to practice on real patients, allowing you to solidify your learning and hone your skills.

You will be supported throughout by highly experienced tutors, all of whom are practising foot health care practitioners.

By the time you have completed your week of practical training, you will have become proficient in the various techniques and treatments, and grown the confidence necessary to practice on your own patients, once qualified.

Launch your Career

As soon as you’ve gained your nationally recognised qualification you can start practising.

Your course will teach you how to set up and run a successful foot health care practice including understanding businesses logistics and how to plan your business.

This course will also give you a comprehensive understanding of anatomy and physiology. The course will also teach you about infection of the foot, how they spread and how they can be treated.

You will learn how to maintain foot hygiene and how to treat feet hygienically and safely, preparing you for clinical practice.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a leading UK distance learning provider, which means your course is devised by subject experts, the benefit of a best in class learning portal, a dedicated tutor to support you through your studies and a practical in a state-of-the-art facility.

You can start your course as soon as you enrol via our online learning portal. Just log in and all your course materials will be there waiting for you.

Foot Health
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 84.7%)
93.4%

Qualification: Foot Health Care Practitioner (RQF) Diploma Level 3

The Innovate Awarding Level 3 Diploma for the Foot Health Care Practitioner RQF Qualification (601/5502/4) is a fully recognised qualification listed on the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework). It carries 37 credits which can be transferred to progress onto further study (e.g. a degree).

As this is a regulated qualification all portfolios are subject to Internal/ external quality assurance procedures. Due to this process it may take 8-12 weeks from the completion of your course to receive your certificates.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Innovate Awarding is an Ofqual regulated awarding organisation with an innovative and dynamic approach. They develop off-the-shelf, customised and fully bespoke qualifications across a growing number of sectors all on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). 

Unit One: Anatomy and Physiology (T/506/9528, D/506/9524)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the relevant principles of Anatomy & Physiology in relation to foot health care
  • Know the importance of measuring blood pressure for foot health care
  • Understand how to check the circulation of the lower limb
  • Understand circulatory disorders of the lower limb      

Unit Two: Infection prevention and control for foot care practitioners (K/506/9526)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know how infection of the feet is caused
  • Know how infection can spread
  • Understand how to maintain hygiene when administering foot care
  • Understand how to use sterilisation methods for foot health care
  • Understand how to dispose of waste safely in a foot healthcare environment

Unit 3:  Understanding pathologies and treatments for foot health care (A/506/9532, M/506/9527, A/506/9529)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the structure and function of the skin
  • Understand the importance of nutrition for skin health
  • Understand disorders and conditions which affect the skin of the foot
  • Understand dermatological pathologies of the foot
  • Know the structure, function of nails and dystrophies of the foot
  • Understand the importance of nutrition for clients’ nail health.

Unit Four: Managing Foot Care for Diabetic (M/506/9530)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the regulation of blood sugar levels
  • Understand complications due to diabetes being uncontrolled
  • Understand how to support clients with diabetic foot health care
  • Explain the importance of recording all treatments and discussions in line with legal requirements

Unit 5:  Preparing for Clinical Practice

  • In this unit, you will be preparing for clinical practice by completing an assignment designed to consolidate the learning you completed in units 1-4
  • You will check details of training and confirm that you are fully prepared to attend

Unit Six: Setting up and managing a professional practice (T/506/9531)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the business logistics of setting up a practice for foot health care
  • Understand the steps in assessing a business opportunity
  • Be able to plan a foot health care business

Unit Seven: Your Practical Training (Y/506/9523, H/506/9525 M/506/9530, A/506/9532, M/506/9527, A/506/9529, K/506/9526 T/506/9529, D/506/9524, T/506/9528)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare for foot care treatments by carrying out all of the necessary risk assessments
  • Be able to make recommendations for treatment
  • Be able to carry out treatments safely
  • Be able to record information relevant to foot health care
  • Be able to reflect on own Practice

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • One week practical training course
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