Level 2 End of Life Care
The free distance learning Level 2 Principles End of Life Care course will help learners identify, develop and formally recognise their knowledge and skills surrounding the care of patients, friends and families during this sensitive time of life. Whilst it is an ideal qualification for those who are already employed within the healthcare or adult social care sector, it may also be suitable for anyone who is caring for a loved one during their final stages of life.
Some of the units you will study on this course are:
- Understand how to work in end of life care
- Principles of care planning in end of life care
- Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
- End of life care and dementia.
On the free distance learning Level 2 Principles End of Life Care course, you will learn the following units:
- Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care
- Unit 2: Principles of care planning in end of life care
- 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 work in time of death
- Unit 6: Understanding loss and grief in end of life care
Due to the nature and course delivery of distance learning we require all applicants to hold a minimum of English Literacy Level 1 or equivalent.
If you are between 19-23 years of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification (or higher) or 5 GCSE Grades A*-C/Grade 9-4.
We will require evidence of this in order to receive funding for you.
If you are unsure of your level of literacy, please let us know.
Each candidate is required to give written responses to questions, which will be submitted to a qualified script marker to assess. These responses can either be handwritten in the assessment booklets, typed using electronic templates, which are provided at induction, or typed using our fully online EQUAL platform. Candidates are issued with workbooks or online materials to assist with assessments.
You will be required to submit 3 assessments each taking 4 weeks to complete.
Upon completion, you will receive an electronic certificate, which will be sent to you via email. A paper certificate can be issued upon request.
This course is currently being subsidised by the college and is, therefore, free of charge at present UNLESS you fail to complete it; in which case you will be liable to pay £85 to cover the cost of materials.
Courses are fully funded subject to learner eligibility and changes in government funding. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you wish to discuss the eligibility criteria otherwise we will confirm eligibility upon receiving your application.
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