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Where will this course lead?

By 2040, the number of people aged over 64 in Britain is expected to grow from 9.5 million to 15 million. The population is ageing, meaning more people will live with serious chronic illness and need end of life care. The problems faced and support needed by people nearing the end of life is wide-ranging and a good understanding of pain management, support and quality of life, is essential for all carers.

What will I study?

· Develop knowledge and understanding of end of life care

· Covers topics including the support needed to manage pain and discomfort

· Understand how dementia impacts on end of life care

· Learn the role of the care worker at time of death

· Learn the loss and grief process

 

How will this course be delivered?

12 weeks distance learning (3 assessments)

What qualifications will I get?

Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this.

How do I get a place on the course?

Register your interest and we will contact you with a date for enrolment, or contact 0121 678 7181 / professionals@solihull.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

No specific entry requirements, but an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment.

What else do I need to know?

You must be aged 19+ and be a British or Irish citizen that has lived within the UK for at least 3 years. You must also be based in England; however, some postcode exclusions apply - please enquire for confirmation of eligibility. In addition to this, please note that participants cannot be currently enrolled on an apprenticeship.

These courses are fully funded at zero cost unless they are not completed and learning materials are retained by the learner; please note that in these circumstances, there is a £125 fee.

What can I do after this course?

- Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support
- Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
- Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
- Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management

 

Location

Stratford-upon-Avon College, Blossomfield Campus

Start Date

Various

Day

Various

Time

Various

Course Fee

Free

Course Code

HECAH013OCP0

Study Mode

Distance Learning

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Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

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The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.
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