Would any of your employees benefit from studying one of our end of life courses?

This qualification aims to provide your employee with the required skills and knowledge to support an individual at their end of life, as well as their families and significant others.


Level 2 Content

Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care

In this unit your employee will understand factors regarding communication in end of life care and know how to access the range of support services available to individuals and others.

Unit 2: Care planning in end of life care

This unit will provide your employee with an understanding of person-centred assessment and care planning, advanced care planning and the holistic approach to end of life care.

Unit 3: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort

This unit will help develop your employee’s knowledge of managing pain and discomfort, how to assist in minimising individual’s pain or discomfort and how to monitor, record and report an individual’s pain or discomfort.

Unit 4: End of life care and dementia

Within this unit, your employee will understand how an individual’s dementia can affect their end of life care, how to support individuals with dementia affected by pain and distress at end of life and how to support the family and friends of an individual with dementia at end of life.

Unit 5: Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death

In this unit, your employee will learn about the support needed by family, significant others, and friends of the deceased individual, as well as understanding relevant legislation and policies relating to end of life care.

Unit 6: Understand loss and grief in end of life care

Within this unit, your employee will understand the process of loss and grief in the context of end of life care. Learners will also explore how to support people following bereavement and how to manage their own feelings of loss and grief when working in end of life care.

Level 2 Benefits

  • You will see improved staff retention

  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification

  • Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time

  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials

  • Employees will receive subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries

  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if your staff are eligible


Level 3 Content

This end of life care course aims to provide your employees with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of end of life care, in order to support their role and develop their career.

Unit 1: Understanding end of life care

In this unit your employees will learn about the different attitudes and emotive issues surrounding death and dying, as well as the current approaches to end of life care and the support services available.

Unit 2: Communication during end of life care

Here your employees will look at the different communication skills within end of life care, as well as potential barriers to communication and how to overcome these.

Unit 3: Assessment and care planning in end of life care

In this unit your employees will explore the holistic approach and person-centred approach to assessment and care planning.

Unit 4: Person-centred approaches to end of life care

This unit will help your employees consider the person-centred approach to end of life care by looking at how to support the psychological, social, spiritual, religious, cultural and emotional needs of an individual.

Unit 5: Care during the final hours of life and bereavement care

Within this unit your employees will learn about the approach to death and final hours of care, the process of grief and loss, how to support people following bereavement and how to deal with their own feelings of grief.

Level 3 Benefits

  • You will see improved staff retention

  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification

  • Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time

  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials

  • Employees will receive subject-specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries

  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if your staff are eligible