NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care (RQF)

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 110 Guided Learning Hours (110)
12 Credits 13 Credits
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 05 Number of Modules 05
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What Will I Learn?

Learn the role and responsibilities of a care worker, and the tasks it entails
Understand loss and grief at end of life care, and how this impacts the role of a care worker
Learn what it takes to work in end of life care, how to manage dementia, discomfort and pain
Learn how to provide comfort and support to patients at their end
Learn how to talk to grieving families who are struggling with their loved ones in end of life care


The NCFE CACHE Level 2 – Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care is designed for aspiring and currently employed care workers who want to gain awareness of end of life care, and provide support to patients and families on this journey. It is a comprehensive course that will give you a firm understanding of pain management and how to support people needing end of life care.

The qualification will formally equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge that you will need to demonstrate during this sensitive time. Learn what it means to care for patients, friends and family at end of life care. The Level 2 Certificate is not only for individuals working in this field, but also for anyone who is caring for a loved one in their final stages. You will gain the confidence and compassion needed to work as a care giver for anyone in their end of life care.

Once you successfully complete the formalities of this qualification, you can progress to a wider area in health and social care. You can go onto further study qualifications in Level 3 in Health and Social Care, Level 3 in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care and Level 3 in Principles of End of Life care.

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Choose the payment method that best suits you!
  • Full package: A onetime fee of £319.00 can be paid to access this course, which includes the awarding body registration fee and assessments fee.
  • Installment basis: The total price is £327.00, from which an initial fee of £39.00 can be paid to buy the course. The remaining amount can be paid as £59.00 and £229.00 for awarding body registration and assessment respectively.
You will have 12 months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.
  • Eligibility for a TOTUM extra discount card
  • Fully accredited UK courses
  • 24/7 access to our user friendly learning portal
  • Tutor support Monday-Friday
  • Excellent quality video tutorials
  • Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email
Learners must be over the age of 19, and demonstrate the following;
  • Vocational or academic qualification at Level 1 or higher
  • Basic level of literacy, numeracy and ICT ability
In order to qualify for the programme you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following;
  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving license.
Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the programme your application will not be accepted.

To be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care learners are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units.

Internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio of evidence. Each learner is required to create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

  •  How to work in end of life care
  • Learn how to support and manage discomfort and pain
  • Understand how dementia can affect end of life care
  • Learn about the process of loss and grief
  •  Qualification type: Level 2 Certificate
  • Qualification title:NCFE CACHE Level 2 - Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Level:2
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 110
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 130
  • Qualification number (QN): 600/9523/4
Successful learners will be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 - Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

This accredited certificate will enhance your qualifications and help you in gaining employment in a wide range of job roles in the chosen industry. This certificate will also help you stay ahead of others in the industry, giving you a competitive advantage to demand for a salary increment or promotion from your employer. You can also progress to other qualifications in health and social care, or in the same subject area. Given below are a few job titles you can attain, along with the average UK salary per annum according to
  • Care Worker - £18,100 per annum
  • Health Care Assistant - £15,963 per annum
  • Residential Support Worker - £17,868 per annum

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

Getting Started
Getting Started
Course Induction
Equity and Access Policy
Complaints Policy
Academic Appeals Policy
Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification – Understanding End of Life Care (RQF)
Awarding Body Registration
How to Work in the End of Life Care [Unit 1]
How to work in the end of life care
How to work in the end of life care – Assignment
How to Provide Support to Manage Pain and Discomfort [Unit 2]
How to provide support to manage pain and discomfort
How to provide support to manage pain and discomfort – Assignment
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End of Life Care and Dementia [Unit 3]
End of life care and dementia
End of life care and dementia – Assignment
The Role of the Care Worker in Time of Death [Unit 4]
The role of the care worker in time of death
The role of the care worker in time of death – Assignment
Loss and Grief in End of Life Care [Unit 5]
Loss and grief in end of life care
Loss and grief in end of life care – Assignment
Harvard Referencing Guide
Harvard Referencing Guide
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Students feedback


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    Ashton Kennedy

    February 13, 2021
    Thoroughly enjoyed the content

    I thoroughly enjoyed the content and delivery of this excellent course. I have been introduced to several key thinkers and am looking forward to reading the various books I have bought to supplement my knowledge and understanding.

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    Clem Johnson

    January 31, 2021
    Good platform for online learning

    Good platform for online learning. It was a hands-on and practical course that will teach you how to support people needing end of life care.

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    Skyler Porter

    December 24, 2020
    Very informative

    This was a very informative course. It gave me a better understanding of end of life care and providing support to patients and families.

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    Lesley Richardson

    November 30, 2020
    Really useful

    This was a really useful course that contains new information. The teaching methods are very simple and easy to apply.

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