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Social Care & Early Years

End of Life Care - Level 2

Start Date: 25th January 2024
Code: YFPZ2044B1


Duration: 10 weeks Online
Start date: 25th January 2024
End date: 18th April 2024
Day: Thursday
Time: 10.00am-12.50pm

Course fee: FREE

This course is fully funded by the Department for the Economy, under the Skill Up Programme.  This course is a part of a suite of free online accredited courses that the College is offering to upskill, retrain and gain a qualification with no costs associated.

Course Content

The objectives of the OCN NI Level 2 Award in End of Life Care are to develop an understanding of how to sensitively and appropriately care for individuals in the final stages of life, including:

• an awareness of different perspectives on death and dying

• an understanding the aims, principles and policies of end of life care

• an understanding of appropriate communication in end of life care

• knowing how to access end of life care support services and facilities

Course Aims

The aim of the OCN NI Level 2 Award in End of Life Care is to provide an understanding of the principles and processes involved in end of life care.

Learners must be at least aged 18 years of age, a resident of Northern Ireland and eligible to work in the UK. 

The OCN NI Level 2 Award in End of Life Care will enable learners to progress to other Level 2 Health and Social Care qualifications or higher-level qualifications within the health and social care sector.