City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate In Working In End Of Life Care

About the course

This course supports the Department of Health’s national end-of-life strategy; it aims to improve end-of-life care practice and establish a standard across all services.

You will learn about various aspects of end-of-life care, including:

  • Communication
  • Helping to manage pain and discomfort
  • Supporting individuals with loss
  • Understanding advanced care planning

Is it for me?

This course is relevant to people working in health and health and social care settings where individuals, who are supported, are approaching the end of their life; this may include health, residential, domiciliary care and palliative care settings throughout England and Northern Ireland. Learners taking this course may be care assistants, support workers or healthcare assistants.


A 9-month course, studying one session per week, with flexible learning options available to complete the course sooner.

The course will be classroom-based. Various locations and times are available.

Please contact Inspire Learning for more information on 01623 476 830 or email


Develop practical and management skills as managers and supervisors in statutory, voluntary and private sector organisations which provide health or care services for people approaching the end of their lives.

On completion of this course, you may wish to complete a larger qualification, e.g. the Diploma in Health and Social Care, or work towards one of the many small qualifications available for continuing professional development such as the awards or certificates in dementia care.

Flexible payment

Flexible payment options are available or through a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan which we can help you apply for. With a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan, you don’t pay anything back until you’re earning £25,000.

For more information or to enrol call us on 01623 476 830 or email

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