Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care
What does the qualification cover?
The qualification is designed to raise your awareness of end of life care. You will gain an understanding the principles of end of life care such as care planning, support to manage pain and discomfort as well as grief and loss.
Who is it suitable for?
The qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain an understanding of end of life care. You may wish to access this qualification with a view to progress to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to compliment other qualifications, or to develop your knowledge in your current job role.
How is the qualification structured?
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care, you are required to successfully complete the mandatory units:
- Understanding how to work in end of life care
- Care Planning in end of life care
- Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
- End of life care and dementia
- Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death
- Understand loss and grief in end of life care
How is it assessed?
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care, you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units. This is achieved by completing assessments provided in the learning resources. The Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care is internally assessed.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You must be aged 19+ and resided in the EU for the last 3 years in order to access funding.
This course is free of charge*, however, there is a charge of £50 which will be payable if you do not complete the course.
*Funding available subject to eligibility check
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Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
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