Flexible Learning

Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care L3


Not everyone can attend regular classes-Flexible Learning means you can study at times and locations to suit you. More and more people are choosing to study on a Flexible Learning course to improve their general employability skills. The courses can be offered in a venue within the community and built around your training requirements. All our tutors are specialists in their vocational area and offer exceptionally high quality one-to-one support. Whatever your background or experience, we believe there will be a programme of interest to you.

Course requirements

This course does not require an interview and there are no formal entry requirements. Learners must have a genuine interest in their chosen subject. This course will be ideal for anyone who works, or would like to work, in a health care setting. The areas covered are relevant to a wide range of job roles within the health and social care sector and the programme will be useful to people involved in health and social care at all levels. You must be over 16 years of age on or after the 1st September of the current academic year. Learners aged between 16-18 can apply if they are not in full time education. Learners do not have to be in employment to enrol on this course.

What will I do?

You will be required to complete three modules of study. This course will cover, Module A Understanding end of life care. Module B Communication during end of life care,assessment and care planning in the end of life care. Module C Person – centred approaches to end of life care and care during the final hours of life and bereavement care.
Learners are required to complete assessments that are based upon the information and activities within the learning materials provided. There is no end test or multiple choice exam for this course.

What will it give me?

By following this programme,it will help learners to develop their knowledge and understanding of palliative care and its place within end of life care,along with the support services available to the individual and others. This course will also give learners a comprehensive overview of the emotive issues surrounding death and dying. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a certificate. The course is accredited by a nationally recognised awarding body.

Materials needed

None required.

What can I do when I finish?

By undertaking this programme, you will be able to further your own continuous professional development, which may improve your career prospects or you can progress onto further qualifications or another Flexible Learning course.

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