09:30 to 12:30
6 week course
The awarding body for this qualification is NCFE (CACHE) and it will be accredited through Lancashire Adult Learning. This qualification provides the opportunity to develop an understanding of different perspectives of death and dying and the impact it has on individuals. It covers the aims and principles of end of life care, communication factors, and how to access a range of support services in end of life care. The course will also enable learners to understand the processes of loss and grief and their impact on the individual receiving care, significant others and care workers.
How long is the course?
The course content is designed to take around 18 hours (3hrs for 6 weeks) of taught sessions alongside independent learning. Learners will receive support to complete the course throughout.
What will I learn?
Unit 01: How to Work in End of Life Care
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 02: Understand Loss and Grief in End of Life Care
Know the process of loss and grief.
Understand loss in the context of end of life care.
Understand how to support people following bereavement.
Understand how to manage own feelings of loss and grief when working in end of life care
How will the course be assessed?
Learning will be completed through structured classroom lessons and the use of Moodle (VLE – Virtual Learning Environment) and learners will need to undertake independent study through a variety of assessment tasks, including:
Reflecting on their own learning and experience
All course work will be submitted for marking and feedback before going into the portfolio of evidence
Materials and other information
The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on booking onto a course, telephone 0333 0031717
It would be useful to have a pen and paper so you can make notes throughout the course
Progression and Careers
Completion of initial assessment task at the start of the course will enable learners to review their knowledge of the course content. At the end of the course learners will review their knowledge again to assess progress.
Learners will also be supported to set an individual target(s) for the course based on personal goals and aspirations.
A portfolio of evidence will be built during the course, which will demonstrate learning and act as a prompt in memory retrieval. throughout your course so you can view the progress you are making
Learners will receive both oral and written feedback throughout the course, alongside information about further learning opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills.