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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care will give learners who are working or intending to work in healthcare and social care, knowledge and understanding of end of life care to support their role. As well as this, the qualification will enable learners to progress to other qualifications in this subject area, or within the wider area of health and social care. This programme will help learners to build up achievements in a way which is appropriate and meaningful. Course Information • A blended or distance learning programme • Flexible learning – candidates complete the programme within agreed time scales • Fully supported by The Skills Network in partnership with our network of Further Education colleges • Simple enrolment and induction procedure • Receive a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification upon completion • NO course fees – fully funded by the college (subject to terms and conditions – see ‘Course Costs’ overleaf). Tutor support Our team of highly qualified tutors are available to support all learners throughout their programme of study with robust feedback, advice and guidance. Connecting people…developing skills Completing the Course Each candidate will receive their own learning pack which includes learning resources/information booklets and paper-based assessments, one for each part. Candidates must complete all assessments in the agreed time scales and submit these for marking by our team of qualified tutors. Your tutor will then provide feedback, advice and guidance to help you successfully complete the course. Upon successful completion of the two assessment parts, candidates will then be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care. Course Content Upon enrolment each candidate will receive a learning resource/information pack which includes two parts: Part A Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care The learner will: • Know different perspectives on death and dying • Understand the aims, principles and policies of end of life care • Understand factors regarding communication in end of life care • Know how to access the range of support services available to individuals and others. Unit 2: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort The learner will: • Understand approaches to managing pain and discomfort • Know how to assist in minimising an individual’s pain or discomfort • Know how to monitor, record and report on the management of an individual’s pain or discomfort. Part B Unit 3: End of life care and dementia The learner will: • Know how an individual’s dementia can affect their end of life care • Know how to support individuals with dementia affected by pain and distress at end of life • Know how to support family, significant others and friends of an individual with dementia at end of life. Unit 4: Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death The learner will: • Understand how to support an individual as they are approaching death • Understand how to care for a deceased individual • Know the support needed by family, significant others and friends of the deceased individual • Understand relevant legislation and policies. Candidate Application Candidates can apply to undertake this course by registering their interest with their employer (e.g. their line manager, training and development or personnel department). Employers can then register candidates by completing a standard Candidate Application Form (terms and conditions apply). Applicants will then be required to attend a group induction session at their place of work at a time to be agreed. Course Costs There are no fees for this course as the college has secured funding and has agreed to waive all fees. Therefore, there is no charge to either you (the employer) or you (the candidate).** Please note that when a candidate enrols on this course they will be expected to complete the programme of study within the allocated timescales. Should a candidate not complete the course in full, they will be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs. Funded places are subject to availability and are subject to the terms and conditions of the college delivering the course. Contact Us To register applicants, or for more information, please contact The Learnerfind Team on: T: 0113 887 8349 E: **This information is correct at time of publication and may be subject to change. The Skills Network reserves the right to impose fees at the request of partner colleges. Details of any related fees will be presented and agreed with candidates and employers prior to enrolment if applicable.