Foot Health Care Practitioner (RQF) Diploma Level 3 Course Online

Foot Health Care Practitioner (RQF) Diploma Level 3

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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

If you want to start your career as a foot health practitioner, this is the course that will get you started.

This level 3 diploma will give you all the knowledge you need to help people both in need of ongoing foot care and one-off treatments. Poor foot health can jeopardise the long-term health and wellbeing of your patients, making your care essential to their overall health.

As a foot health practitioner, you will assist your patients with issues affecting their feet. Throughout the course, you will learn these treatments and techniques in line with best practice.

You will study everything from the function of the skin and skin nutrition to the importance of blood pressure and circulatory disorders.

All this will help you to quickly and correctly diagnose the problem afflicting your patients, and what treatments to administer.

You will also learn essential information around starting and running your own practice.

The course is divided into theory and practical components. The theory part you will complete online via our industry-leading learning portal. The one-week practical element will take place in our state of the art (COVID-safe) clinic, allowing you to put your learning to the test.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Foot Health Care Practitioner (RQF) Diploma Level 3.

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.

In addition to a nationally recognised Level 3 Foot Health Practitioner Diploma (RQF) and membership to the Register for Foot Health Professionals.

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.

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).

Your course fee also includes the registration fee and certficate fee for the British Association of Foothealth Professionals.

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). 

The Register for Foot Health Professional (R.F.H.P) is a non-profit professional association for Foot Health Practitioners, who places practitioners on a register, making the public aware that the practitioner is trained to a high standard.

The R.F.H.P campaigns for, promotes and supports those who work and practice in the Foot Health Practitioner Industry. It reaches out to people who act as advocates for the Foot Health Profession and it anticipates and exceeds stakeholder expectations. Members are of all ages and come from a broad range of professional and personal backgrounds.

R.F.H.P Accredited Courses

For more information on the RFHP, please click here

Unit One: Therapeutics, medications and instruments for the foot health care practitioner (A/506/9529)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand treatments used in foot health care.
  • Understand the risks of corticosteroids in foot health care.
  • Be able to apply covers and dressing materials to the foot.
  • Be able to use foot health care instruments.

Unit Two: Treatment of dermatological pathologies for the foot health care practitioner (A/506/9532)

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.
  • Be able to treat dermatological pathologies of the foot safely.
  • Be able to record details of treatment for legislative purposes.
  • Be able to sanitise the work area after treatment.

Unit Three: Circulation for the foot health care practitioner (D/506/9524)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the importance of measuring blood pressure for foot health care.
  • Be able to check the circulation of the lower limb.
  • Understand circulatory disorders of the lower limb.      

Unit Four: Communicate and record information in a foot health care environment (H/506/9525)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able communicate with foot health care client.
  • Be able to record information relevant to foot health care.
  • Understand how to communicate with other professionals.
  • Outline the importance of keeping records of communications sent to professionals.

Unit Five: 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.
  • Be able to maintain hygiene when administering foot care.
  • Be able to use sterilisation methods for foot health care.
  • Be able to dispose of waste safely in a foot healthcare environment.

Unit 6: Nail dystrophies in foot health care (M/506/9527)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the structure and function of nails
  • Understand the importance of nutrition for clients’ nail health.
  • Know the dystrophies of nails.
  • Understand how to treat nail dystrophies safely.
  • Be able to treat nail dystrophies.
  • Be able to follow procedures to legislative requirements.

Unit Seven: Supporting clients with Diabetes in foot health care (M/506/9530)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the regulation of blood sugar levels.
  • Understand complications due to diabetes being uncontrolled.
  • Be able to test for sensory function of the lower limb.
  • Be able to support clients with diabetes in foot health care.
  • Demonstrate how to administer first aid safely to diabetics.
  • Explain the importance of recording all treatments and discussions in line with legal requirements.

Unit Eight: Principles of anatomy and physiology for the foot health care practitioner (T/506/9528)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the structure and function of the circulatory system.
  • Know how the respiratory system functions.
  • Understand the structure and function of the muscular skeletal system.
  • Know the structure and function of the nervous system.
  • Know the process of immunity.
  • Know the functions of systems that maintain balance within the body.

Unit Nine: Setting up a practice in foot health care (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 Ten: Apply foot care treatment procedures (Y/506/9523)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare for foot care treatments.
  • Be able to make recommendations for treatment.
  • Be able to carry out treatment safely.
  • Be able to apply nail cutting techniques safely.
  • Be able to safely apply abrasion techniques for nails and skin.
  • Be able to evaluate foot care treatments.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £75.00).
  • One week practical training course

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

If you want to start your career as a foot health practitioner, this is the course that will get you started.

This level 3 diploma will give you all the knowledge you need to help people both in need of ongoing foot care and one-off treatments. Poor foot health can jeopardise the long-term health and wellbeing of your patients, making your care essential to their overall health.

As a foot health practitioner, you will assist your patients with issues affecting their feet. Throughout the course, you will learn these treatments and techniques in line with best practice.

You will study everything from the function of the skin and skin nutrition to the importance of blood pressure and circulatory disorders.

All this will help you to quickly and correctly diagnose the problem afflicting your patients, and what treatments to administer.

You will also learn essential information around starting and running your own practice.

The course is divided into theory and practical components. The theory part you will complete online via our industry-leading learning portal. The one-week practical element will take place in our state of the art (COVID-safe) clinic, allowing you to put your learning to the test.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Foot Health Care Practitioner (RQF) Diploma Level 3.

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.

In addition to a nationally recognised Level 3 Foot Health Practitioner Diploma (RQF) and membership to the Register for Foot Health Professionals.

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.

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).

Your course fee also includes the registration fee and certficate fee for the British Association of Foothealth Professionals.

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). 

The Register for Foot Health Professional (R.F.H.P) is a non-profit professional association for Foot Health Practitioners, who places practitioners on a register, making the public aware that the practitioner is trained to a high standard.

The R.F.H.P campaigns for, promotes and supports those who work and practice in the Foot Health Practitioner Industry. It reaches out to people who act as advocates for the Foot Health Profession and it anticipates and exceeds stakeholder expectations. Members are of all ages and come from a broad range of professional and personal backgrounds.

R.F.H.P Accredited Courses

For more information on the RFHP, please click here

Unit One: Therapeutics, medications and instruments for the foot health care practitioner (A/506/9529)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand treatments used in foot health care.
  • Understand the risks of corticosteroids in foot health care.
  • Be able to apply covers and dressing materials to the foot.
  • Be able to use foot health care instruments.

Unit Two: Treatment of dermatological pathologies for the foot health care practitioner (A/506/9532)

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.
  • Be able to treat dermatological pathologies of the foot safely.
  • Be able to record details of treatment for legislative purposes.
  • Be able to sanitise the work area after treatment.

Unit Three: Circulation for the foot health care practitioner (D/506/9524)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the importance of measuring blood pressure for foot health care.
  • Be able to check the circulation of the lower limb.
  • Understand circulatory disorders of the lower limb.      

Unit Four: Communicate and record information in a foot health care environment (H/506/9525)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able communicate with foot health care client.
  • Be able to record information relevant to foot health care.
  • Understand how to communicate with other professionals.
  • Outline the importance of keeping records of communications sent to professionals.

Unit Five: 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.
  • Be able to maintain hygiene when administering foot care.
  • Be able to use sterilisation methods for foot health care.
  • Be able to dispose of waste safely in a foot healthcare environment.

Unit 6: Nail dystrophies in foot health care (M/506/9527)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the structure and function of nails
  • Understand the importance of nutrition for clients’ nail health.
  • Know the dystrophies of nails.
  • Understand how to treat nail dystrophies safely.
  • Be able to treat nail dystrophies.
  • Be able to follow procedures to legislative requirements.

Unit Seven: Supporting clients with Diabetes in foot health care (M/506/9530)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Understand the regulation of blood sugar levels.
  • Understand complications due to diabetes being uncontrolled.
  • Be able to test for sensory function of the lower limb.
  • Be able to support clients with diabetes in foot health care.
  • Demonstrate how to administer first aid safely to diabetics.
  • Explain the importance of recording all treatments and discussions in line with legal requirements.

Unit Eight: Principles of anatomy and physiology for the foot health care practitioner (T/506/9528)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Know the structure and function of the circulatory system.
  • Know how the respiratory system functions.
  • Understand the structure and function of the muscular skeletal system.
  • Know the structure and function of the nervous system.
  • Know the process of immunity.
  • Know the functions of systems that maintain balance within the body.

Unit Nine: Setting up a practice in foot health care (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 Ten: Apply foot care treatment procedures (Y/506/9523)

On completion of this unit you will:

  • Be able to prepare for foot care treatments.
  • Be able to make recommendations for treatment.
  • Be able to carry out treatment safely.
  • Be able to apply nail cutting techniques safely.
  • Be able to safely apply abrasion techniques for nails and skin.
  • Be able to evaluate foot care treatments.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £75.00).
  • One week practical training course

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