Principles of End of Life Care Level 2 Distance Learning

Level 2 – GCSE or BTEC or NVQ Level 2 Equivalent

Subject Area Health and Care

School Health, Childcare, Business and Science

Attendance Part-Time

Overview

This qualification provides the opportunity to develop an understanding of different perspectives of death and dying, and the impact it has on individuals. It covers the aims and principles of end of life care, communication factors and how to access a range of support services in end of life care.

This course runs on the following dates:



Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year Please call 0191 200 4000 or email enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk for more information.
Duration: 12 Weeks
Venue: Distance Learning

Who the course is for

This qualification is suitable for anyone looking to gain a better understanding of end of life care. The qualification will also help to increase opportunities of finding work in the sector of health and social care.

It is appropriate for those who have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in health and social care and are looking to develop their knowledge in this area. This could include workers in hospices, care homes, care in the community and primary care.

As a taster qualification it can also be used as CPD across all levels. This makes it ideal for anyone who may need an understanding of this subject even though they are not directly involved in the care of individuals.

Qualification Gained

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

How to Apply

Online

Click on the "Apply for this course" button at the bottom of this page.

Telephone

Call our friendly team of advisers on 0191 200 4000 and they will talk you through your application.

Course Content

To achieve this qualification, you must achieve 3 credits from 1 mandatory unit:

  • Understand how to work in end of life care.

Learning Methods

You will be allocated your own study pack and have a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate your knowledge.

Assessment Methods

All units will be individually and internally assessed through written feedback online for each individual unit.

 

Progression Opportunities

By successfully completing this course, students may be able to progress onto further distance learning courses or courses in college.
Other distance learning opportunities include:
 

• The Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England.

and  other CACHE related End of Life Care qualifications.
 

Career Opportunities

This qualification does not qualify you to work but it does support your professional development, either in your current or future job roles.

Entry Requirements

Learners should be at least 19 years of age. We do not set any other entry requirements.


Learners do not need to be working or
undertaking practical placements to take this
qualification.
 

Further Information

If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options, contact Student Services, based in Armstrong House at Rye Hill Campus. If you need information in another format (e.g. large print) or another language, please ask.

Student Services
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday and Friday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Reception
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4.30pm

Telephone Contact Centre
Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

You can also contact us via the following:

In person: Student Services, Armstrong House, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA.
By phone: (0191) 200 4000 By fax: (0191) 200 4517 By minicom: (0191) 272 3304
By e-mail: enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk
By post: Student Services, Newcastle College, FREEPOST NT920, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA (you do not need a stamp). 

Course Costs

This is part of a cohort of free courses however you are only able to complete one course at a time. Only after you have completed the course you have enrolled and you have received your certificate, may you enroll onto another course.
 

Additional Course Costs

Learners aged 19 or over

Please note many courses will be available free of charge or at a discount depending on your age and circumstances. For friendly advice and to check your eligibility for free or discounted study please call our Student Services team on 0191 200 4000. Please note some courses are not eligible for any discounts. Please download a prospectus from the adults section of this website for details of the latest course fees.