Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care (RQF)
(QRN – 601/7378/6)
Qualification OverviewThe Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care (RQF) is aimed at those learners who are currently working, or intend to work, in the health care environment. The purpose of the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care (RQF) is to provide learners with the knowledge and understanding needed to be able to provide support and pain management during end of life care. The qualification will also provide the learner with the understanding of the role of a care worker in the time of death.
Qualification StructureIn order to achieve the Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Understanding End of Life Care (RQF) a learner must complete 5 mandatory units achieving a total of 13 credits.
Learner Entry RequirementsThere are no specific entry requirements for this qualification.
Progression RoutesLearners wishing to progress from this qualification can undertake the following qualifications:
- Focus Awards Level 2 Diploma in Care (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Working in the Health Sector (RQF)
Age RangesEntry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 16 years old to undertake this qualification.
Geographical CoverageThis qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.
Qualification SpecificationTo view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||GLH||Credits|
|Understand how to work in end of life care||A/503/8085||2||28||3|
|Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort||T/504/5519||2||20||2|
|End of life care and dementia||K/505/1981||2||16||2|
|Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death||H/505/1980||2||24||3|
|Understand loss and grief in end of life care||M/505/1982||2||22||3|
Health and Social Care