SELECT UCS.mcr_ucrs UcasCode,srs_ipo.ipo_seqn,srs_ipp.ipp_code,srs_ipp.ipp_iref,srs_ipp.ipp_titl,srs_ippn.*,ins_dpt.dpt_name,ins_dpt.dpt_snam,men_xon.xon_newv,UCS.mcr_olbc,UCS.mcr_olb3,srs_ipo.ipo_begd,ins_lca.lca_name,srs_crs.crs_leng crs_leng,UCS.mcr_cgpc ApplyRoute,ins_moa.moa_name , ins_moa.moa_code,srs_ipp.ipp_iuse IPPUSE, UCS.mcr_iuse MCRUSE,UCS.mcr_schc, ins_cmp.cmp_name, ins_dpt.dpt_code, Case WHEN srs_ipo.ipo_iuse is null then 'Y' else srs_ipo.ipo_iuse end AS ipo_iuse, srs_crs.crs_uomc, srs_ipo.ipo_end2,srs_ipo.ipo_ayrc,UCS.MCR_RECR, srs_ipo.ipo_udf9, srs_ipp.ipp_prgc, CRS_UDFI, srs_ipp.ipp_subj, CASE WHEN (SELECT TOP 1 mcr_uvst FROM srs_mcr WHERE mcr_code LIKE Substring(srs_ipp.ipp_code, 1, 6) + '%' AND mcr_uvst = 'Y' AND mcr_iuse = 'Y' AND mcr_aesc = 'U') = 'Y' THEN 'True' ELSE 'False' END AS Clearing, CASE WHEN (SELECT TOP 1 crs_udf4 FROM srs_crs WHERE crs_code LIKE Substring(srs_ipp.ipp_code, 1, 6) + '%' AND crs_udf4 IS NOT NULL AND crs_iuse = 'Y' AND crs_schc = 'PWLV') IS NOT NULL THEN 'True' ELSE 'False' END AS PGLoans FROM srs_ipp INNER JOIN srs_ippn on srs_ippn.ippn_ippc = srs_ipp.ipp_code LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_mcr UCS On UCS.mcr_code = srs_ipp.ipp_code LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_dpt On ins_dpt.dpt_code = srs_ipp.ipp_dptc LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_prg On ins_prg.prg_code = srs_ipp.ipp_prgc LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_ipo On srs_ipo.ipo_ippc = srs_ipp.ipp_code LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_lca ON srs_ipo.ipo_lcac = ins_lca.lca_code LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_crs ON srs_crs.crs_code = substring(srs_ipp.ipp_code,0,len(srs_ipp.ipp_code)) LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_moa On ins_moa.moa_code = UCS.mcr_moac LEFT OUTER JOIN srs_CBO ON (srs_CBO.cbo_crsc = srs_crs.crs_code And srs_cbo.cbo_ayrc = srs_ipo.ipo_ayrc and srs_cbo.cbo_blok = srs_ipo.ipo_blok AND srs_cbo.cbo_occl = srs_ipo.ipo_occl ) AND cbo_cmp1 IS NOT Null LEFT OUTER JOIN ins_cmp On ins_cmp.cmp_code = srs_CBO.cbo_cmp1 LEFT OUTER JOIN men_xon On men_xon.xon_oldv = ins_prg.prg_code WHERE srs_ipp.ipp_code LIKE 'HL029G%' AND srs_ipp.ipp_iuse = 'Y' AND UCS.mcr_iuse = 'Y' AND (srs_ipp.ipp_stat = 'P' OR srs_ipp.ipp_code != 'HL029G31CHD') ORDER BY ipp_iref DESC, ipp_code
The University of Wolverhampton

CertHECertificate of Higher Education Developing Palliative and End of Life Care Practice

Why choose this course?

The aim of this course is to enable you to develop your knowledge and skills in caring for palliative and end of life care patients. The palliative and end of life care service is a dynamic and challenging environment in which to work. This course will enable you to more confidently contribute to the care of palliative and end of life patients and their families. The course is flexible in delivery to enable you to continue in practice whilst benefitting from part-time study.

Continuous improvement of care delivery to this patient group is paramount in the current agenda of palliative and end of life care and this is reflected within the content of the course. Throughout your studies you will be encouraged to adopt an enquiring attitude to your practice in order to ensure that patients and their relatives get the highest possible standard of care.

The course aims to provide an award that will provide you with the necessary professional values, communication and interpersonal skills necessary for caring for this group of patients. This is an ideal opportunity to undertake a course with higher education accreditation and is your first step towards continuing your studies in higher education.

Why Wolverhampton?

This course is delivered by palliative care specialists working within a specialist palliative care environment. You will gain current and expert knowledge, enabling you to improve your practice when caring for palliative and end of life patients and their families. Your personal tutor will guide you to develop your study skills, accommodate your individual learning needs and therefore improve your career prospects. You will study in a safe and friendly learning environment.

Career path

This course will build and develop your knowledge and skills, increasing your confidence in caring for individuals with life limiting progressive illnesses. Employers are seeking health and social care staff who can provide a high standard of palliative and end of life care in all health and social care settings. Hence you need to develop the knowledge and skills to enhance your employability. In addition, you will develop key study skills such as academic writing, literature searching, communication skills and early critical skills. You will improve your IT skills, time management skills, your ability to problem solve and work as part of a team. Participating in academic study enables you to develop transferable skills which are valued by employers and will enhance your employment prospects.

Successful completion of the Certificate in Developing Palliative and End of Life Care Practice will provide you with the opportunity to then access level 5 (diploma) academic studies.

Entry requirements

2016 Entry

  • 100 UCAS points from A Levels or equivalent
  • NVQ Level 4 in a related subjected
  • If you've got other qualifications or relevant experience, please contact The Gateway for further advice before applying.

Course fees and finance

2017/8 Home/EU International
Part time £1,500

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2017/8. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

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