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Principles of End of Life Care

Course Code: CPELC

Level: 2
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: NCFE
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Flexible
Duration: Distance Learning
When you'll study: Distance Learning - Flexible

About the course

This qualification aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of:

  • how to work in end of life care
  • the support needed to manage pain and discomfort
  • how dementia impacts on end of life care
  • the role of the care worker in time of death
  • the loss and grief process.
What you'll learn

This qualification consists of the following six 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.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessments/Exams

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

What's next?

You may progress onto a range of other health and social care distance learning courses at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.