End of Life Care Level 3 QCF

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Level 3


160 Hours

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 Enrolment Fee £475.00

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

The Distance Learning End of Life Care Level 3 QCF course would be beneficial for freestanding study for students who are wishing to develop their knowledge of this field, or can very easily integrate with employer training programmes.

The first unit provides learners with an understanding of the emotive issues surrounding death and dying.  It also helps learners understand palliative care and the role it plays in end of life care, together with the other support services available to the individual and others.

The second unit aims to give learners a knowledge of the importance of communication when you are in the the position of supporting an individual and others during end of life care.

The third unit covers the person centred approach to assessment and care planning within end of life care along with any legal implications that you should be aware of with any advance care planning decisions.

Unit 4 will guide learners through the person-centred approach to end of life care and how it ensures that the individual’s physical, emotional, social and cultural needs are met.

The final unit will help learners to understand the approaches to providing care in the approach to death and the final hours of care.  It will also provide a knowledge of the processes of loss and grief and how best to support those who are bereaved and how to cope with own feeling of stress and grief.

Previous Knowledge Required

The programme of study is designed to complement your practical work, as it will help you to underpin your practice with theoretical knowledge.  It will also give you the opportunity to look at parts of the job you may not currently be involved with.

This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will receive the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch together with dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months.  All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course.

The assessor/tutor will support the learner throughout the duration of the course. The learner will complete activities in order to successfully complete the course.


The NCFE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care qualification consists of a combination of set activities which are marked by your tutor and are moderated by NCFE.

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Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.

Payment Method            Version Initial Payment Monthly Instalment Total Payable
Pay in Full Paper £395.00 Nil £395.00
Instalment Option 1 Paper £210.00 £66.25 X 4 months £475.00
Instalment Option 2 Paper £118.75 £118.75 X 3 months £475.00

Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Delivery costs are as follows:
UKFree Delivery
Rest of the World£65.00
Payment of delivery charges will be required before dispatch of your course.

  • Unit 1: Understanding end of life care
  • Unit 2: Communication during end of life care
  • Unit 3: Assessment and care planning in end of life care
  • Unit 4: Person-centred approaches to end of life care
  • Unit 5: Care during the final hours of life and bereavement care
Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 3 NCFE certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited biannually by NCFE.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.


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