Certificate in
Principles of End of Life Care Level 2

Explore how to deal with patients, their families and their friends during an emotionally demanding point in the care process.

Overview

Why take this course?

This qualification will help learners identify, develop and formally recognise their knowledge and skills surrounding the care of patients, friends and families during this sensitive and emotionally demanding time of life. It will also enable learners to progress on to further qualifications within this subject area, or surrounding the wider area of health and social care.

This course is ideal for anyone who is already working in, or intending to work within, the healthcare or social care sector. It will provide them with knowledge and understanding of end of life care to support their role. The course may also be suitable for anyone who is caring for a loved one during their final stages of life.

What you will experience

This course is split into manageable units, each which require to be successfully completed to achieve the qualification. Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. Access to the course is provided online with a personal tutor allocated to provide relevant support.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course will require you to manage your workload independently, with a basic level of tutor support.

Subject area

What you will need

As this course is provided online, students will require access to IT equipment and internet access to allow them to complete the course.

What you need to know

Next steps

Education

At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you may wish to progress to one of the following courses:

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Availability

Duration Fees Code
135 Hours over 16 Weeks £55.00
YBNFC
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Paper applications only

Paper applications

You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.