Health, Science and Social Care Professions

Health and Social Care: Awareness of End of Life Care Level 2 Distance Learning

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course has various start times throughout the year and will be completed in 12 weeks.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but learners must be 16 years of age.

You will achieve

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Awareness of End of Life.

Last updated: 29th Nov 2018

Course overview

This qualification will help you identify, develop and formally recognise your knowledge and skills surrounding the care of patients, friends and families during palliative care.

You will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of different perspectives of death and dying, and the impact it has on individuals. This course is ideal for anyone who is already working in, or intending to work within, the healthcare or social care sector.

This qualification is appropriate for those who have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in healthcare or health and social care, particularly if you’re looking to develop your knowledge in this area. This could include workers in hospices, care homes, and care in the community or primary care.
It can also be used as CPD across all levels.

Course content

To achieve this qualification, you must achieve three credits from one mandatory unit.

The course content will help you to develop an understanding of different perspectives of death and dying, and the impact it has on individuals.

  • Understand different perspectives on death and dying
  • Understand the aims, principles and policies of end of life care
  • Understand factors regarding communication in end of life care
  • Know how to access the range of support services available to individuals and others

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed using a range of methods, coursework, portfolio of evidence or other types of course work, such as a task or assignment.

We offer the option to study this course using a blended learning approach including some distance learning.

What equipment will I need?

You will be required to access a computer.

Where will I study?

You can study either in your place of work or at college.

What can I do next?

This qualification supports your professional development, either in your current or future job roles. You could progress to Level 3 qualifications related to your job role or area of study after a period of working and gaining experience. You could progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults), an apprenticeship at Level 2 or 2 (Note from Marketing: should this be 3) or other End of Life Care qualifications.

Progression to the following job roles may be possible:

  • Care Assistant, Support Worker or Key Worker in residential settings
  • Support Workers in community and primary care environments
  • 
Care Assistant, Support Worker or Key Worker in domiciliary services
  • 
Care Assistant, Support Worker or Key worker in day services
  • 
Support Worker in supported living projects

How much does the course cost?

Price on application

Extra information

Full Fee Payable

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Health and Social Care: Awareness of End of Life Care Level 2 Distance Learning