End of Life Care: NCFE Level 3 Certificate (RQF)
NCFE Level 3 (RQF) Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care course
The NCFE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care course is aimed at those who are looking for or just starting out in the healthcare sector. It is also relevant to any health or social care worker who wishes to improve their understanding of end of life care.
The qualification looks at the knowledge and understanding of the key principles of caring for patients approaching the end of their lives in a wide range of care settings, including hospices, care homes, care in the community and primary care. End of life care provides support for people approaching death, enabling them to live their lives as well as possible until they die.
The benefit of this qualification is the achievement of a nationally recognised level 3 qualification, progression within your job role and continual professional development. You will learn in your own time at a pace that suits you and you will not have to attend college. You will be provided with high-quality and engaging support materials that provide the course content.
This qualification is made up of a set of learning outcomes and assessment criteria that describe what you need to be able to do, and things you need to know to achieve your qualification.
The qualification consists of 5 mandatory units. You will work through three modules that include all the course material that you need for the 5 units. Once you have completed each module you will be required to complete unit assessments that provide evidence of your knowledge and understanding in:
- Understand End of Life Care
- Communication During End of Life Care
- Assessment and Care Planning in End of Life Care
- Person-Centered Approached to End of Life Care
- Care During the Final Hours of Life and Bereavement Care