Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care (Level 3)

Key Facts
  • Starts All year round
  • Course Type Distance Learning
  • Duration 12 Weeks
  • You Need 4 Requirements needed View


This qualification aims to provide learners with a definition of end of life care, explore common questions and themes and inform learners of the range of possible approaches to end of life care. It will also provide learners with an understanding of how to support a person’s familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs.

What will I learn

This qualification covers: Understanding End of Life Care Communication During End of Life Care Assessment and Care Planning in End of Life Care Person Centred Approaches to End of Life Care Care During the Final Hours of Life and Bereavement Care

How will I learn

Module text books are provided with all learning materials included for your directed study.

What's next

Upon completion of the course, students can apply for other distance learning programmes, use as APL for QCF qualifications where appropriate and use their newly acquired knowledge in practice.

Additional Information

This qualification is designed for anyone who is seeking to increase their knowledge of end of life care in a vocational setting. It’s aimed at those working in the healthcare sector whose job description includes caring for those who have a life-limiting illness. To apply for any of these courses or for any further enquiries, please email distancelearning@stockton.ac.uk.

You can work around your family and work commitments
You can study in the comfort of your own home
You can help support your family and friends who may have a health condition
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