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End of Life Care - Level 2

Course code: XPZV007P

Subject area: Online Courses

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 2

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Flexible Start - 31st Jul 2024

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01235 555 585

The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care is a specialized qualification aimed at deepening the learner's knowledge and understanding of end-of-life care. This course equips individuals with essential insights into working effectively in end-of-life care settings, managing pain and discomfort, addressing the impact of dementia on end-of-life care, understanding the role of care workers during the time of death, and navigating the complex processes of loss and grief.
This qualification's curriculum is designed to achieve several key objectives. It provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of end-of-life care, emphasizing effective pain and discomfort management, especially critical in this care context. Learners will explore how dementia influences end-of-life care, developing insights into the unique challenges it presents. The course also clarifies the role of care workers during the sensitive period of death. Additionally, learners will delve into the intricate processes of grief and loss.

Completing this qualification not only enhances the knowledge and skills of those working or intending to work in healthcare and social care but also provides a foundation for further qualifications in this subject area or within the broader field of health and social care.

Course units
Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care
Unit 2: Care planning in end of life
Unit 3: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
Unit 4: End of life care and dementia
Unit 5: Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death
Unit 6: Understand loss and grief in end of life care.
What next?
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
• Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
• Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
• Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
• Apprenticeships in Health & Social Care.
Entry criteria
Learners must be aged 19 or above and have not previously completed a similar qualification to qualify for funding. Some courses may have additional specific prerequisites. Please see fee information for funding requirements, or discuss upon enquiry.
Fee information
These courses are government funded. To be able to study for free you must meet the following criteria:

- You must currently live in England

- You must have been a resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years for purposes other than study

- You must be over the age of 19

- You must not be an apprentice

- You must not be currently studying another funded course.

Individual courses may have additional eligibility criteria, please contact for more information.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care (601/3818/X)
Learning & method assessment
This course is taught online and can be accessed remotely.