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Distance Learning

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
9 Weeks

The qualification develops a learner’s knowledge relating to the role of person-centred care planning at the end of life. The course is suitable for those currently working in a caring environment, or those looking to seek employment in a care worker position.

You will develop an understanding of factors regarding communication in end of life care and the care planning involved in this sensitive area. The course will cover other topics such as, managing pain and discomfort, the effects that dementia can have on end of life care and the role of the care worker in time of death.

Free to study.*

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Course units

Core units for this online qualification include:

  • End of Life Care and Dementia
  • Principles of Care Planning in End of Life Care
  • Understand How to Provide Support to Manage Pain and Discomfort
  • Understand How to Work in End of Life Care
  • Understand Loss and Grief in End of Life Care
  • Understanding the Role of the Care Worker at Time of Death

Additional information

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.

Course length & timescale

Length of programme: 9 weeks
Total qualification time: 160 hours

Please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals.

Course fees

*Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.

If you need help or support with any of our online distance learning courses please call us on 01904 770827 to speak to one of our Distance Learning Coordinators.

Qualification outcome

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care.

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