End of Life Care Certificate | Innovate Awarding

LAO Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care

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Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care

Assessment Requirements Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by Innovate Awarding External Quality Advisors (EQAs).

Aims and Objectives of the Qualification

The iAO Level 2 Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care provides learners who are working in, or intending to work in, healthcare and social care the knowledge and understanding of all aspects of end of life care which will support them in their role.

The qualification enables learners to progress to other qualifications in this subject area, or within the wider area of health and social care

Entry Guidance

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however, learners may find it helpful if they have already achieved a Level 1 or 2 qualification in a health or social care related area.
This qualification is suitable for those who work, or who are looking to work within the health or social care sector. It provides Learners with an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the principles of End of Life Care.

Progression Opportunities

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to further qualifications such as:

  • IAO Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care 
  • IAO Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care 
  • IAO Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults)


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