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Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care (Free* if aged 19 or over)

This qualification is ideal for anyone who is already working in – or intending to work in – the healthcare or social care sector.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
Adult and Community
Location: Distance Learning
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
Weeks: 28
Hours: 4.00
Start: Flexible
Tuition: £811
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Course Information for Students

This qualification is ideal for anyone who is already working in – or intending to work in – the healthcare or social care sector. It will provide you with knowledge and understanding of end of life care to support your role. The course may also be suitable for anyone who is caring for a loved one or family member during their final stages of life.

There are no entry requirements to access this programme.

This course is split into six manageable units:

Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care
Unit 2: Care planning in end of life care
Unit 3: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
Unit 4: End of life care and dementia
Unit 5: Understand the role of the care worker in time of death
Unit 6: Understand loss and grief in end of life care

This course will be delivered online.

You need access to a laptop and the Internet.

You will be assessed through a portfolio of evidence which is put together during the course and demonstrates that you have met the required assessment criteria. The portfolio of evidence is in the form of a workbook that may be paper-based or online to suit you.

You can progress to a Level 3 qualification or complete another Level 2 qualification with us.

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Course Information Last Updated On: January 11, 2024 9:55 am