Course Duration
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Location
Off Site
Course Cost
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Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding and are therefore FREE to all learners who are aged 19+, living in England and an EU resident for at least 3 years (subject to an eligibility check).
Course Code
DL4051
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Course Summary


Unit 1 – Cancer awareness

In this unit the learner will gain knowledge of the different categories and types of cancer and its prevalence in the UK. The learner will also understand how the approach to cancer care has changed over time.


Unit 2 – Introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

In this unit the learner will gain knowledge of detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer .The learner will also understand the impact of being diagnosed with cancer has on an individual, family and friends.


Unit 3 – Introduction to cancer care and support

In this unit the learner will gain knowledge and understanding of how family members and others support individuals with cancer care. The learner will also understand how coping strategies and self-management can help support emotional and mental wellbeing.


Unit 4 – Introduction to end of life and bereavement care

In this unit the learner will gain knowledge of end of life and bereavement care and what factors can affect an individual’s views on death and dying. The learner will also understand the process of loss and the stages of grief.

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

* You must be aged 19+
* You must live in England (not available to people living in Ireland, Scotland or Wales)
* You must have been an EU resident for at least 3 years
* No qualifications are necessary for you to start the course.
All learners are subject to an eligibility check before you can start the course. You may be required to forward information to us about your current employment or income/benefit status to allow you to get started.

How Is It Assessed

Assessment is based on answering questions either online or by completing a paper-based question/answer paper.

How Is It Taught

As you work through the learning materials, you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. This course consists of 2 assessments to be completed 4 weeks apart. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Cancer Support.

What Could I do Next

After completing a distance learning qualification and receiving confirmation from your assessor that the course has been achieved, you are able to enrol on another distance learning qualification.

What Else Do I Need To Know

The assessments are divided into units and submission of answers is per unit. Support is available from your assessor throughout the course and after the completion of each unit when the assessor will assess the answers provided and provide written feedback.

Entry Requirements

* You must be aged 19+
* You must live in England (not available to people living in Ireland, Scotland or Wales)
* You must have been an EU resident for at least 3 years
* No qualifications are necessary for you to start the course.
All learners are subject to an eligibility check before you can start the course. You may be required to forward information to us about your current employment or income/benefit status to allow you to get started.

How Is It Assessed

Assessment is based on answering questions either online or by completing a paper-based question/answer paper.

How Is It Taught

As you work through the learning materials, you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. This course consists of 2 assessments to be completed 4 weeks apart. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Cancer Support.

What Could I do Next

After completing a distance learning qualification and receiving confirmation from your assessor that the course has been achieved, you are able to enrol on another distance learning qualification.

What Else Do I Need To Know

The assessments are divided into units and submission of answers is per unit. Support is available from your assessor throughout the course and after the completion of each unit when the assessor will assess the answers provided and provide written feedback.

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