NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care


The care sector is desperate for trained, sensitive end of life care specialists at the moment, and this course is an amazing way to gain these skills in your spare time, around your existing schedule. This NCFE CACHE Level 2 certification could be just what you need to supercharge your career.


NCFE CACHE Level 2 Award in Awareness of End of Life Care

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About This Course

Working in the care sector can be an incredibly rewarding and humbling experience. Within this field, you get to assist with the day-to-day care of those in desperate need of a helping hand, whilst providing them with the loving support and kindness they deserve.

From working in a hospice or care home, to supplying primary care within a community; you can take the knowledge you’ll acquire on this course and kick start your studies towards an inspiring career.

In fact, with this new NCFE CACHE Level 2 course you can achieve a deeper understanding and awareness of what is involved in end-of-life care, so you can create an emotionally comforting and reassuring environment for those coming to the end of their lives.

You will learn about the factors that can affect a person’s view on death and dying, and will be able to recognise the potential barriers an individual may face when accessing end of life care.

At the same time, you’ll be shown how to respond to difficult questions and will be able to construct answers that will bring peace of mind to all.

So if you’re interested in developing your skills within this area, then why not enrol onto this course and use it to further your vocational training and placement opportunities. By the end you’ll achieve an impressive Level 2 qualification that can give your career the boost it deserves.

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Course Benefits

With only 28 hours of learning involved, you can easily complete the assignments assigned to this course and achieve a qualification that can make a notable difference to your career opportunities.

By broadening your knowledge, understanding and comprehension of death; principles of end-of-life care, and methods of communication; you can take the tools you have learned in this course and use them effectively in the workplace.

With this course:

  • You can study at a time, pace and location of your choosing – all we ask is that you complete it within 12 months of registering.
  • You can balance your studies with your current work/life commitments, without having to sacrifice on the two.

Course Units

Qualification Number: 600/4893/1

Unit 1:  Understand How to Work in End of Life Care (A/503/8085, Unit Level 2; GLH; 28; Credits 3)

  • 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
  • Identify the potential barriers an individual may face when accessing end of life care, and define local and national policy guidance for care after death.


This course is assessed using a series of assignments which you’ll need to submit to your personal tutor for marking. Each of these assignments is designed to test your knowledge of the course materials, and their application within a working environment.

There are no written examinations or tests, so you can easily complete all of the assessed work from the comfort of your own home and at your own pace.

Required Knowledge

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol onto this course; however you must be at least 16 years old. Similarly, you don’t need to be working within health or social care.

Awarding Body

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Level 2 Award in the Awareness of End of Life Care on The Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

NCFE CACHE is the UK’s only specialist awarding organisation for the children and adult care sectors. They offer the most up-to-date and relevant qualifications for the new RQF, and regularly work with Sector Skills Council to ensure that high quality and cutting edge services are supplied to their customers, learners and the sector itself.


From the moment you enrol onto this course, you will receive the support and council of our personal tutors and student support team, who will always be available to answer your queries, questions or concerns.

No question is too big or too small. Instead at a click of a button you can harness their knowledge and use their expertise to boost your learning experience.

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This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
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If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

This is a government-regulated qualification, with certification provided by an Ofqual-regulated awarding body.

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

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