NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Cancer Support

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

3 Month - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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This qualification is designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of supporting adults living with cancer. It could be used to support the development of learners already working within the health care and social care sectors or for individuals providing informal care.

Course Overview

The purpose of the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Cancer Support is to give learners knowledge to support their work within the adult health and social care sectors, particularly those wanting to specialise in the area or develop employment/progression opportunities. It may also be useful for those providing informal care to those living with cancer. Learners will gain knowledge and understanding by successfully completing the units required. This qualification is designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of supporting adults living with cancer

This qualification aims to:

  • focus on the study of cancer support in the health and social care sector
  • offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge.

Course Objectives

The objective of this qualification is to give learners knowledge of:

  • what cancer is, its diagnosis and treatment
  • the support needs of people living with cancer

Mandatory Units

  1. Cancer awareness
  2. Introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  3. Introduction to cancer care and support
  4. Introduction to end of life and bereavement care

Internally assessed and externally quality assured portfolio of evidence, to be awarded this qualification, learners are required to successfully achieve 4 mandatory units.

On successful completion of this course, learners will be awarded with an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Cancer Support.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 3 Award in Health and Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Health and Social Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health