Online courses | NCFE Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care Level 2

Course Type: Online courses Entry requirements: There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. Assessment: The programme is delivered online by a range of assessments. These are assessed by the tutor throughout the programme from induction to completion. Awarding Body: NCFE Fees: £0.00

Why this course?

Please only apply for courses commencing in the next two months.

This qualification is aimed at learners seeking to increase their knowledge and understanding of end of life care in a vocational setting. It is aimed at those working in the healthcare sector whose job role includes caring for those receiving palliative care or who have a life-limiting illness.

Learners are required to undertake the following units:

  • Unit 1 - Understand how to work in end of life care
  • Unit 2 - Care planning in end of life care
  • Unit 3 - Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
  • Unit 4 - End of life care and dementia
  • Unit 5 - Understand the role of the care worker in time of death
  • Unit 6 - Understand loss and grief in end of life care


This course is free/government funded if you are 19+ at the start of the academic year, you live in England (some regional exclusions apply, including Greater London) and have lived in the UK for the last 3 years. Find out if you are eligible for funding.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
FE0437-1C Start Anytime Distance learning: times variable 10 weeks £0.00 Apply
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