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

Full course title

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care

Course Reviews

Downloadable content


Study this course with no course fees!

This course is funded via the National Skills Fund. You must either: 

  • Earn less than £18,525 per year 


  • Not hold a Level 3 qualification in any subject (equivalent to 2 full A levels, an advanced technical certificate or diploma)

You must also:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study

Not eligible for funding?

Fund your qualification with an Advanced Learner Loan with nothing to pay until you earn over £27k a year.  If you are not eligible for a free course through government funding, you can still gain a qualification to further your career with the help of an advanced learner loan. Find out more about Advanced Learner Loans here

How Learners use this course

This level 3 course in the Principles of End of Life Care can help with professional development and could lead to careers specialising in Health and Social Care. This is especially useful for careers like; 

  • Senior Care Work (£17,000 to £27,000) 

  • Care Worker (£13,500 to £25,000) 

  • Palliative Care Assistant (£18,545 to £24,881)