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DL NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

Course Level: 

Level 2

Overview of the course: 

By 2040, the number of people aged over 64 in Britain is expected to grow from 9.5 million to 15 million. The population is aging, meaning more people will live with serious chronic illness and need end of life care. The problems faced and support needed by people nearing the end of life is wide-ranging and a good understanding of pain management, support and quality of life is essential for all carers.

Entry requirements: 

Eligibility Criteria
• Aged 19+ (born before 01/09/1998)
• Lived in the EU for 3 years

Topics: 

• 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 Worker in Time of Death
• Unit 6 - Understand Loss and Grief in End of Life Care

How is the course assessed?: 

After the eligibility checks have been done, a Tutor is allocated to you and a further letter is sent along with your course workbooks / resource packs (please note that resource packs / workbooks are still despatched even if you wish to complete via eLearning). After about 2-3 weeks the allocated Tutor will make contact with you to introduce themselves and ask how you are progressing.

Length of the course: 

You will have 16 weeks from enrolling to complete the course. You can complete the qualification online via our eLearning Assessor website or in paper based format. Everything is done remotely via post or email, induction pack and tutor support.

Campus: 

Distance Learning

When does the course start: 

This course is learner lead, meaning you start when you have had your induction.

More important information about this course:

Fees: 

Funding is available for those who meet the entry requirements.
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (21 May 2019 09:09) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

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How to apply: 

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