What is this course about?

This is a QCF qualification with the following mandatory units: Understand how to work in end of life care The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner?s knowledge and understanding when beginning to work in end of life care. Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort The unit provides the learner with the knowledge and skills to provide support for managing pain and discomfort. End of life care and dementia This unit aims to enable learners to understand how the condition of dementia impacts on an individual?s end of life care. Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death This unit aims to enable learners to understand the role of the care worker at time of death. Understand loss and grief in end of life care This unit aims to enable learners to understand the processes of loss and grief and their impact on the individual receiving care, significant others and care workers.
Start: Available throughout the year.

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. Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care.

What could I do next?

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Course Code


  •  20 weeks

Distance Learning



Fee Code: L

These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if you meet specific criteria. Some ‘L’ code courses from Level 2 upwards may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for most learners aged 19 and over. See here for more information about the criteria for free tuition and here for Advanced Learning Loans.

* Please note that fees shown are for 1 year only. If course is longer than 1 year/38 weeks, then additional fees will apply.