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Level 2 Certificate Principles of End of Life Care

Subject Area

Health & Social Care

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

Course Type

Adult Further Education

What is the course about?

Throughout this course you will learn how to support and manage pain and discomfort, as well as gain insight into the impact of dementia on end-of-life care. You'll also develop the compassionate skills needed for supporting family and friends with the loss and grief process.

Why should I choose the course?

Britain has an ageing population - the number of people aged over 64 is expected to grow to 15 million by 2040. This means more people will live with serious chronic illnesses and need end-of-life care. This course will give you the knowledge you need to perform your role as a care worker for people approaching the end of their lives.

What will I learn?

You will cover a range of modules involving end-of-life care, including:

  • Knowledge and understanding of end-of-life care
  • The support needed to manage pain and discomfort
  • How dementia impacts on end-of-life care
  • The role of the care worker at time of death
  • The loss and grief process.

What will the course lead on to?

If you are already employed within this sector or hope to be in the future, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you wish to study further, we have a range of relevant qualifications across this subject area, which can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

You should have access and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

If you are aged 19-23 you must hold a full level 2 qualification.

If you are currently undertaking an apprenticeship programme you will be exempt from enrolling on this course.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
20 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
Free*
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE*. If you fail to complete the course you will be charged £100 to cover the cost of registration. For residents of Greater Manchester Combined Authority the fee for this course is £362. *Ts&Cs apply.

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