Level 2 Principles End of Life Care

The Level 2 Principles End of Life Care qualification 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.

Course Duration: 12 weeks
Course Level: Level 2
Course Fees: Free

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 and administration plus any registration costs that may have been incurred.
Courses are fully funded for people who have lived in England for the past three years and are classed as “home fee paying students”, are aged 19 yrs or over and are not currently accessing any other government funding.
Please note there is a non-completion fee of £85 if you have to be withdrawn from the course.

  • Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care
  • Unit 2: 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

Although there are no formal entry requirements for this Level 2 Principles End of Life Care course 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 and 23 yrs of age you must also have already achieved a full level 2 qualification ie the equivalent of 5 GCSE Grades A- C

If you are unsure of your level of literacy please read the instructions to undertake a literacy assessment on line. This will take no longer than 20 minutes to complete. Instructions are available here, and more information can be found at www.learnmyway.com.

This course will take 12 weeks to complete and consists of 3 written assessments.

Each candidate is required to give written responses to a work booklet either handwritten or to complete the booklet using an electronic template.

You will be required to submit 3 assessments each taking 4 weeks to complete.

Level 2 Principles End of Life Care Awarding body

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