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What will I learn?

This qualification will help learners identify, develop knowledge and skills surrounding the care of patients, friends and families during this sensitive and emotionally demanding time of life.

This course is ideal for anyone who is already working in, or intending to work within, the healthcare or social care sector. It will provide them with knowledge and understanding of end of life care to support their role. The course may also be suitable for anyone who is caring for a loved one during their final stages of life.

Topics covered in this course include

  • Understand how to work in end of life care
  • Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort

This is a marked course which requires short essay style answers to allow your assigned marker to be able to identify that you have understood the skills and knowledge to meet the awarding body standards. The awarding body for this course is NCFE.

The materials for this course are in the format of an online booklet. The Assessments for the course are based online and access will be given to complete them.

What qualifications do I need?

 There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, as it is delivered online it would be beneficial if the candidate had basic competence in IT and the internet.

This course does not require a personal statement.

What can I do after?

 This course provides progression to further NCFE programmes.  It is also a good starting point for those individuals who are interested in entering a career in the healthcare sector.

Programme Information

Duration: From your start date on the course you have 16-20 weeks to complete your course. You could complete in 10 weeks or use the full 20 weeks- it's up to you. Please be aware that you could be withdrawn from your course if submission dates are vastly overdue. If at any point you are struggling with deadlines you should contact us for an extension which we will assign where possible.

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