NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care


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Course Title and Description

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

Ref: 501/0117/1
Sector: Health, Public Services and Care, Health and Social Care

Level: Level 3
Minimum Entry Age: 16
GLH: 141
TQT: 160
Credit Value: 16

Awarding body: NCFE
Course Price:

Unit Overview:

What does this qualification cover?

This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the principles of end of life care, including knowledge of:

• the definition of end of life care
• approaches to end of life care
• how to support a person’s familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs
• how to confront issues of death and bereavement.

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is intended for those who work in the Health and Social Care sector whose role includes caring for those who have a life-limiting illness.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.

What are the entry requirements?

There aren’t any specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification; however, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 2 qualification in a health and social care related area.

How is this qualification structured?

This qualification consists of 5 mandatory units:

• Unit 01 Understanding end of life care
• Unit 02 Communication during end of life care
• Unit 03 Assessment and care planning in end of life care
• Unit 04 Person-centred approaches to end of life care
• Unit 05 Care during the final hours of life and bereavement care.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

• Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care (England)
• Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care
• Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
• Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care.

Which type of job roles can you apply for on completion?

Successful completion of this qualification will help to support progression into and within a number of job roles within the health and social care sector.

Distance or online training is available.

Ask about payment plan or student loan.

For more information visit our website
or speak to an advisor on: 020 3475 9775.

This course can be done remotely online with an assigned tutor and assessor.
A work placement will be required but can be arranged.

East London branch: 3 Oakfield House, Ilford, Essex IG11EF

About The Course

Deadline 30 December 2023
Offer Type Online and Distance Learning
Category S-Healthcare
Sector Healthcare
Qualification Level Level 3
Total Units
Awarding Body NCFE
Duration At your own pace
Delivery Route Online Course Only
Career Level Student
Available to Start Immediately

Funding and Eligibility

Price for students not eligible for funding (if applicable)
Deposit Required Can be negotiated based on your current circumstances
Experience Required None
Previous Qualification Required None Required
Course Pathway Courses for both Work & University Progression
Course Funding Options Self-funded - Payment Plan Available
Payment Plan Yes
DBS Required Yes
Allowance Available Other - Can be Discussed
Social Services - Service Users Not Applicable
Suitable for Those on Benefits Yes - Universal Credit

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