Accredited Training comes to Longfield

As part of Longfield's programme of palliative and end of life care education and training, we are pleased to announce the dates of our forthcoming Level 3 Certificate in 'The Principles of End of Life Care'.  


Level 3 Certificate in ‘The Principles of End of Life Care’

This accredited qualification is designed to support the development of health and social care staff who work in care homes, domiciliary care and general health and social care settings.


The Programme

This study programme provides learners with a flexible approach to gaining qualifications and supports their continuing professional development (CPD).  It is designed for those who wish to gain a nationally recognised accredited qualification and supports the development of their knowledge and skills whilst they work.

The qualification comprises of five mandatory units and is taught over five 1-day workshops.  The programme is mapped to the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and learners will gain 16 learning credits upon completion.  Each credit requires approximately 10 hours of guided learning with learners needing to complete approximately 160 hours of study.  The qualification will be achieved by attending all workshops and through further reading, research and completion of all written assignments.

The programme is structured:

Module A:

Unit 1: Understanding end-of-life care

Module B:

Unit 2: Communication during end-of-life care

Unit 3: Assessment and care planning in end-of-life care

Module C:

Unit 4: Person-centred approaches to end-of-life care

Unit 5: Care during the final hours of life and bereavement care

Programme completion is achieved when all units are completed, written assignments have been completed, assessed and passed and a portfolio of evidence submitted.


Workshops dates

Workshop 1: Wednesday 16th September

Workshop 2: Friday 16th October

Workshop 3: Wednesday 18th November

Workshop 4: Wednesday 16th December

Workshop 5: Tuesday 26th January

All workshops will take place at Longfield Community Hospice in Minchinhampton and will start at 9:30am and finish by 4:30pm


Programme cost

£400 per learner

If you would like to pay by cheque or would like to be invoiced please contact the Education Team on 01453 733702 or email us.

Complete the online booking form below or download a copy.

If you are still interested in this course email us your details and we will let you know when we will be running it again.

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