What you will learn

This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of:

  • how to work in 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 in time of death
  • the loss and grief process.

Ideal if

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to gain an understanding of end of life care. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progress to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications in apprenticeship frameworks within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care. Learners should be aged 16 or above to undertake this qualification.

What to expect

This qualification consists of 6 mandatory units:

  • Unit 01 Understand how to work in end of life care
  • Unit 02 Care planning in end of life care
  • Unit 03 Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
  • Unit 04 End of life care and dementia
  • Unit 05 Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death
  • Unit 06 Understand loss and grief in end of life care.

What next

This qualification supports progression to employment and progression within employment in health and social care.

Attendance days

The course is delivered over 11 separate weeks and is roll on roll off and can be delivered remotely however, regular catch-up sessions will be available on Wednesdays at Achievement Training where learners can pop in and speak to a tutor for guidance and support.

There are no entry requirements,  all candidate applications will be reviewed on an individual basis.
If you have experience or previous knowledge that will support your application please remember to tell us.
  Level 2​ courses fully funded if you are: ​
  • are 19-23 and do not already have a level 2 qualification
  • are 24+ and unemployed or earn below the National Living Wage annually (£22,308 from April 2024)
  If you want to check you are able to access this course for free call for a chat 01752 202266.

Apply here 16-18

Make an enquiry 19+

If you have any issues with applying online and need additional support including reasonable adjustments with the application process please contact the Admissions team on 01752 202269.