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Distance Learning in End Of Life Care - Level 3 NCFE

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Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

Mode of Study: Distance Learning
Level: 3
Duration: 20 weeks
Awarding/validation body:  NCFE Cache

Course Overview

The End of Life Level 3 course will provide learners with in-depth knowledge and understanding of end of life care. As a learner, you will explore common questions and themes associated with end of life care, as well learning about a range of possible approaches to support individuals at this time in their life. This qualification will provide you with information on how to support a person’s spiritual, social and emotional needs and will prepare you to confront issues of death and bereavement within your role.

 The course is made up of five manageable units:

Understanding end of life care

Communication during end of life care

Assessment and care planning in end of life care

Person-centred approaches to end of life care

Care during the final hours of life and bereavement care

Course Highlights

Learn from your own home, in your own time.

Work saves automatically to ensure it’s never lost.

Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.

One to one Tutor support available.

Achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification.

Gain a qualification that is sought after by employers.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

Successful completion of this qualification will help to support progression into and within a number of job roles within the health and social care sector. Examples of these could be:

Personal Care Assistant

Senior Healthcare Assistant

Palliative Care Assistant

Further study could include:

Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

You will be assessed throughout your study by a series of assessment questions which are built into the course. Your answers are automatically saved and are available for you to revise and edit at any point before submission. You submit your assessment answers to your Tutor for marking, who will give you feedback on each question.

Entry Requirements

Although there are no formal entry requirements for the distance learning Level 3 Certificate in The Principle of End of Life Care course, due to the nature and course delivery, all applicants will be required to take an English and Mathematics assessment, regardless of previous qualifications. You must achieve a Level 2 in English and at least Level 1 Mathematics to be accepted on this course.

To be eligible for funding:

You must be aged 19 years or over.

You must not already hold a full Level 3 qualification (e.g. four AS Levels or two A Levels etc).

Learner must not be completing any other funded courses such as an Apprenticeship or any other Distance Learning course.

If you do NOT meet the criteria for funding and wish to complete this course you can apply for an Advance Learner Loan via Student Finance England.

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