Principles of End of Life Care (Level 3)

The level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care will provide you the principles of caring for people approaching death, enabling them to live their lives until they die. This qualification will provide you with an understanding of the principles of end of life care. You will learn about the definition of end of life care, approaches to end of life care, how to support a person, how to confront issues of death and bereavement and the wide range of care settings, including hospices, care homes, care in the community and primary care.

Are You Eligible?

To ensure you are eligible for this online course, check if you align with our check list below:

Aged 19+ as of 31st August 2023

Lived in the EU for 3 years

Funded via the National Skills Fund

You do not hold a level 3 (or higher) qualification in any subject, or, if you do hold a qualification of at least level 3, you must be either unemployed or in employment but earning below the low wage threshold of £20,319.

*Other eligibility criteria may apply

Britain has an ageing population – people aged over 64 are expected to grow to 15 million by 2040. This means more people will live with serious chronic illnesses and will require end-of-life care. The problems faced and support needed by people nearing the end of life are wide-ranging. A good understanding of pain management, support, and quality of life will help all who are caring for others personally or in a work environment.

Course Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification.
  • Improve your understanding of the principles of end-of-life care to support those people in their final hours of life.
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Be able to support individuals effectively
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

What Will You Learn

  • 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

Full Course Title

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End-Of-Life Care

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