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End of Life Care
Study Online To Gain Your Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
Confront issues of death and bereavement
Explore common themes and questions during end of life experiences and learn how to support individuals and their families through it.
Support people suffering from timelimiting or terminal illnesses
Learn how to support an individual’s familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs during a difficult stage in their life.
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You can complete your TQUK Level 3 course in as little as 6 months or take as long as 2 years. You can fit your studies around your work and homelife commitments.
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Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care - Level 3
- Learn how to confront issues of death and bereavement
- Develop the skills needed to provide support to those reaching end of life
- Support families through a personally difficult time
- Gain a Level 3 certification – equivalent to an A Level
- Develop the skills needed to work in palliative care
- Complete the course in as little as 6 months
In the UK, hospices support more than 225,000 people – and their families – with terminal or life-limiting conditions. Over 72,000 people received bereavement support.
Studying the Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care gives you the skills and approaches needed to provide individuals much needed end of life care.
The course will give you an understanding of how to support a person’s familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs during a terminal or life-limiting illness.
You will be encouraged to explore common themes and questions during end of life, and how to confront the issues of death and bereavement.
This qualification is suitable for anyone working in a healthcare setting who wants to develop their knowledge of end of life care. Especially those who are required to care for anyone who has a terminal illness.
This course will also aid anyone in the healthcare sector who already has qualifications in healthcare, nursing or similar, but needs a deeper understanding of palliative care.
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This means no physical classes or prohibitive timetables. You learn when you will be at your most effective, in an environment you will be most comfortable in.
You still get the academic support from your dedicated tutor. They will provide advice, guidance and feedback on your assignments. This allows you to progress in a structured, positive way.
Ultimately this allows you to study and complete your course in a manner that reflects your lifestyle, commitments and your approach to learning.
You can start learning from the moment you have enrolled with us. We don’t have term times, just an online portal with all your course material ready and waiting.
To be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care, learners are required to successfully complete 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
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
Please note: You must be at least 16 years of age to join this course.
All the assessments for this course can be done online from the comfort of your own home and in your own time.
After successfully completing this course, you will gain the TQUK Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care (RQF) (Qualification code: 601/4300/9).
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