Principles of End of Life Care Level 2

This course is useful for people working in a wide range of care settings, including hospices, care homes, care in the community, and primary care. Pay nothing. Enrol today. Fully Funded. Check your eligibility below.


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 aging, 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. This Principles of End of Life Care Level 2 course will give you the skills and confidence to empathically support a person or loved one until they lay to rest.

Britain has an ageing population – which means more people will live with serious chronic illnesses and need palliative and end of life care. When providing palliative and end of life care to individuals that are facing their last months, weeks or days of life, it’s important to ensure we consider their wishes and act with compassion.

This  Principles of End of Life Care Level 2 course is useful for people working in a wide range of care settings, including hospices, care homes, care in the community, and primary care.

You will get:

  • Accredited qualification awarded by NCFE CACHE 
  • Gain a Level 2 qualification
  • Offers an adjustable foundation that can lead to different career options depending on the career path you have chosen.
  • CV Review and Professional LinkedIn Profile. (Showcase your new qualifications and unique skills).
  • Can be fast tracked to complete in 7 weeks

Course Units

The Principles of End of Life Care Level 2 course is made up of six units:

  • How to work in end of life care
  • Care planning in end of life care
  • How to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
  • End of life care and dementia
  • The role of the care worker in time of death
  • Loss and grief in end of life care

Awarding Body

NCFE CACHE is regulated by OFQUAL in England, and recognised by Qualifications Wales and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations & Assessment in Northern Ireland.


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NCFE (formerly the Northern Council for Further Education) is an awarding organisation and registered educational charity providing qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Working in vocational and technical learning, NCFE is responsible for the design, development and certification of a broad range of qualifications and awards that are nationally recognised.

Qualification Number

You can check this is a real qualification on the OFQUAL Qualification Checker / Register here: QAN: 601/3818/X

Course Assessment

Your tutor will provide you with feedback on your work and let you know what needs to be changed in order to finish that unit.

You will receive text reminders when your work is due. Your work will be marked by the course Tutor and returned within 7 days.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, Learners will achieve an NCFE CACHE Principles of End of Life Care Level 2 qualification. Your certificate will be posted out to your home address.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. It is highly recommended that you possess a proficient command of the English language to successfully finish the course.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged over 19+ years
  • Lived in UK for 3+ years
  • Not on any Apprenticeship
  • Have valid ID


7 weeks. This Principles of End of Life Care Level 2 course is designed to be flexible and fit around your work, family or home life and commitments. All deadlines for your course will be shown in your online course platform once you are enrolled to help keep you on track.

What Next?

Once the course is successfully completed, you could progress onto a Level 3 course. Alternatively, you can enrol on one of our other Funded Courses.

You can also apply for jobs. Above all, this vocational qualification is important to careers in a variety of roles and industries including:

    • Senior Care Worker (salary £17,000 – £27,000)
    • Home Care Manager (salary £25,000 – £55,000)
    • Care Worker (salary £13,500 – £25,000)


In addition to a qualified Tutor you get an Upskill Online UK Personal Mentor and an Accountability Coach to keep you motivated and on track to successfully complete the course. Secondly, guidance and support is offered to help plan the next steps in your personal, academic or professional journey. Finally, you will be provided with a Consultation and a tailored roadmap to success. All in all, you get the complete package in one place at Upskill Online UK, where learning is earning for life.

To speak with us about this course, simply complete the enquiry form and we will contact you shortly. Alternatively you can call us on: 02475 314022.


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