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Qualification name Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation NCFE
Course type Online
Course start date Flexible
Cost description This course is part of the Free Courses for Jobs offer and may be funded by the government for eligible adults. Check for eligibility at Free courses for jobs - GOV.UK (

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End-of life care provides support for people approaching death, enabling them to live their lives as well as possible until they pass. This course provides you with the knowledge and understanding needed to care for patients approaching the end of their lives. It covers a wide range of care settings, including hospices, care homes, care in the community, and primary care. Throughout this qualification, you will look at the common questions and themes in end-of-life care. You'll also gain an unde

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There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

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The following units are included in this course: 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.

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Upon completion of this course, you may wish to progress on to a related course to further your knowledge and gain additional qualifications. For more information, please visit our website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or

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