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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

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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.)

Part-time

Course Code: CPELC

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £299

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.