Course Content

  • Cancer awareness 
  • Introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  • Introduction to cancer care and support 
  • Introduction to end of life and bereavement care

Full course title

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Cancer Support

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  • Currently live in England    
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study    
  • Must be aged 19+    
  • Must not be on an apprenticeship

How to Sign up

Learners may be eligible for funding which means the course won’t cost a thing to complete (subject to eligibility). There is a £125 cancellation fee if a learner enrols and fails to complete or withdraws early from the course. This fee is to cover administration costs. We may be able to offer extensions if learners are unable to meet the set submission deadline. Please read the declaration on the enrolment form carefully before signing up.

What happens after Enrolment?

  1. Submit your enrolment form and get instant access to begin your course
  2. We'll process your funding application, and a tutor will be assigned to support you through your course
  3. Receive text reminders when your work is due
  4. Your work will be marked and returned to you within 7 days
  5. Once you've submitted your work, we'll apply for your certificate

How Learners use this course

By completing this Level 2 course in Understanding Cancer Support, you can become more aware of how you can support those diagnosed with cancer or those who know someone with cancer. This course can prove useful for those who are looking for a career like;

  • Occupational Therapy Support Worker (£20,329 to £24,881)
  • Social Work Assistant (£12,500 to £25,000)
  • Healthcare Assistant (£18,545 to £24,881)