Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

About

About this course

This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of how to work in end of life care. During the course you will learn how to manage pain and discomfort, how dementia impacts on end of life care, the role of the care worker in time of death and how to handle the loss and grief process.

Who is this programme for?

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain an understanding of end of life care.
These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progress to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications in apprenticeship frameworks within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.

Course Availability

This course is available to start throughout August until the end of February, but must be completed by 30 June.

If you are paying for the course, you can start on any date throughout the year and have 12 months to complete it.

Fees

FEE COST
Funded Free
Non-Funded £449
Fee Remission Yes

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Studies Include

What modules are covered?

This qualification consists of 6 mandatory units:

• Unit 01 Understand how to work in end of life care
• Unit 02 Care planning in end of life care
• Unit 03 Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
• Unit 04 End of life care and dementia
• Unit 05 Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death
• Unit 06 Understand loss and grief in end of life care.

How will I be assessed?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care, learners are required to successfully complete all 6 mandatory units.
The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care is internally assessed.

Progression

What Next?

This qualification supports progression to further learning in the following areas:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
  • Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification.

Due to government funding these courses are available free of charge; subject to the learners meeting the set eligibility. You must have lived in the UK/EU for the past 3 years and be over 19 years old. There may be a fee should you withdraw from the course.

All interviews will be online. 

 

Contact us!

If you would like to enrol on the course or have any questions

please contact our Business Services Team at business@farn-ct.ac.uk
or by phone on 01252 407299

THIS IS A ROLLING PROGRAMME. APPLICATIONS ARE PROCESSED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

Related Courses
What are the advantages of learning online with us?
Study with an Ofsted Outstanding College ​​
Your journey to personal development is in great hands. As an Ofsted outstanding college, our experience helps support learners to gain qualifications and progress into all different kinds of industries.
Study in your own time and at your own pace ​
Although assignments will have deadlines, you could study in the morning, during a lunch break or in the middle of the night - the choice is yours.
Boost your self-esteem and confidence ​​
​Achieving a new qualification can help give you the confidence needed to aim for a promotion or to apply for a new job.
FOCAL - Farnborough Online College Advancing Learning
C/O Farnborough College of Technology, Boundary Road, Farnborough, Hants GU14 6SB
Call: 01252 405555
Login