This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the principles of end of life care, including knowledge of:
- The definition of end of life care
- Approaches to end of life care
- How to support a person’s familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs
- How to confront issues of death and bereavement.
Who is this course suitable for?
This qualification is intended for those who work in the Health and Social Care sector whose role includes caring for those who have a life-limiting illness.
What are the entry requirements?
Our only requirement is that you should be 19 years old or over and resident in England.
How is it assessed?
All units are internally assessed by your Tutor or Assessor using a portfolio of evidence.
Do I need to be working to take the course?
You will need to be working, volunteering or on practical placement to be able to show competence in both knowledge and skills.
What you will achieve
Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
How long does the course take to complete?
You should complete this course in 26 weeks.
What types of role can I apply for on completion?
Successful completion of this qualification will help to support progression into and within a number of job roles within the health and social care sector
What related qualification can I progress to?
Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England)
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care.
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