NSCG | Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
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Course overview

This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of:

• how to work in end of life care
• the support needed to manage pain and discomfort
• how dementia impacts on end of life care
• the role of the care worker in time of death
• the loss and grief process.

What else do I need to know?

This is an online learning course and will require the learner to commit to self study hours in order to complete the assessments.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification in a health or social care related area.

How is it assessed?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care, learners are required to successfully complete all 6 mandatory units.

Each learner will be assessed via interactive online resources and end of unit assessment questions. Assessments must be completed in the agreed timescale and submitted to the assessor who will then provide feedback, advice and guidance, and, additional support where needed.

What can I do next?

This qualification supports progression to further learning in the following areas:

Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support
Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management

How do I find out more?

Contact the Work Based Learning Health and Social Care Team, Tel: 01782 254114 or 01782 254121

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