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Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care (FREE Distance Learning Course) - Level 2

Overview

This qualification develops learners’ knowledge relating to the role of person-centred care planning at the end of life.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however learners should have a minimum of Level 2 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

This qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Start dates and fees

This course is currently free for adults aged 19 and over, no matter what your current employment or benefits status is.

How long is the course?

Total time to achieve this qualification is 145 hours.

Guided learning hours for this qualification is 112. These hours are made up of all contact time, guidance or supervision of a tutor.

Directed learning hours for this qualification is approximately 33 hours over the cycle of the programme.

Learners are expected to study and do aspects of their assessment portfolio in their own time.

How will I be assessed?

The qualification is assessed by internally set and marked assessments subject to external quality assurance.

 

All learning outcomes and assessment criteria must be met to achieve a Pass – there is no grading.

What will I study?

This course is made up of a series of mandatory units:

  • End of life care and dementia
  • Principles of care planning in end of life care
  • Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
  • Understand how to work in end of life care
  • Understand loss and grief in end of life care
  • Understanding the role of the care worker at time of death

What can I go on to study?

  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
  • Level 3 Award in Supporting Children and Young People with Autism
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Care Planning
  • Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
  • Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention
  • Level 2 Certificate in Care Planning
  • Level 2 Certificate in Safe Handling in Medicine in Health and Social Care

How do I apply?

All you need to do is press the 'Sign up now' button below and fill in our online form.

We will then send you an electronic enrolment form to complete and return to us.

Once we have received your form, we'll send you details on how to access the online courses. It's that simple!

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