End of Life Care

End of Life Care



The End of Life Care course will provide you with an intensive study of what end of life care is, how to plan for it, as well as the matters relating to death, dying, bereavement, and palliative.

You will develop your knowledge and understanding of providing optimum patient care, better quality support and comfortable care to the people who are approaching the end of their life. You will also discover how to prevent or relieve the suffering of dying people, and offer the treatment to those in vulnerable medical states as much as possible while respecting the dying persons’ wishes.

When you have finished this advanced training program, you will be able to help vulnerable people by improving their quality of life, supporting a peaceful death, and successfully implement effective ways to provide care for older persons who are dying.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for ABC endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


Endorsed Certification from ABC Awards

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new qualification. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109 . There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that One Education has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by One Education to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website. 

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

Who is This course for?

This course will be of special interest to people who are working in the healthcare industry. Moreover, this comprehensive course is suitable for doctors, physicians, nurses, social workers, practitioners, researchers, volunteers and policymakers at the end of life care, including other health and social care professionals.


The End of Life Care course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

On completing this advanced end of life care training program, you will earn a recognised certificate that enables you to start and develop your career in the social care or health care industry.

Course Curriculum

Palliative and End of Life Care
Module 1: Introduction to Palliative & End of Life Care 00:45:00
Module 2: Identification of the Stage of Illness 00:15:00
Module 3: Palliative Care Holistic Assessment 00:15:00
Module 4: Advance Care Planning 00:30:00
Module 5: Care at the End of Life 00:15:00
Module 6: Care after Death 00:15:00
Module 7: Further Support, Training and Development 00:10:00
Module 8: Legal Issues 00:30:00
Module 9: Glossary of Terms 00:15:00
Module 10: Appendices 00:10:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – End of Life Care 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – End of Life Care 00:20:00
Assignment – End of Life Care 2 weeks, 2 days

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