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Principles of End of Life Care Certificate Level 3

End of life care provides support for people approaching death, enabling them to live their lives as well as possible until they die. The Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care looks at the knowledge and understanding of the key principles of caring for patients approaching the end of their lives in a wide range of care settings, including hospices, care homes, care in the community and primary care. The qualification focuses on the common questions and themes in end of life care. It also provides learners with an understanding of how to support a person’s familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs.

Course content;
– Understanding end of life care
– Communication during end of life care
– Assessment and care planning in end of life care
– Person-centred approaches to end of life care
– Care during the final hours of life and bereavement care

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
James Watt College
Next Start Date
Course Length
26 weeks

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. This course is funded and available for learners age 19 and above who have lived in the UK for 3 years+

Delivery and Assessment

All resources will be made available to you via an online e-learning platform or paper based format with support from your allocated Assessor.


Once you have successfully completed this course you could continue to study other NCFE courses or secure employment in the health and social care sector.