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Cancer Support (Level 2)

Level 2

Cancer Support

About this course

The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Cancer Support is designed for anyone who wants to increase their knowledge and understanding of supporting adults living with cancer.

It could be used as a continuous professional development (CPD) qualification for those already working within the health care and social care sectors or for individuals providing informal care.

What you will learn

In order to achieve this qualification you must successfully complete 4 mandatory units:

  • Cancer Awareness
  • Introduction to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
  • Introduction to Cancer Care and Support
  • Introduction to End of Life and Bereavement Care

Course requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, you may find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 1 qualification.

  • This qualification is suitable for  anyone aged 19 and above.



NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Cancer Support


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Assessment Methods

All units will be individually internally assessed using a range of methods which could include written assignments or tasks.

Sector Suitabilty

It may also be useful to anyone studying qualifications in the following sectors:

  • Healthcare
  • Social care
  • Voluntary work

Progression Routes

Upon the successful completion of this short course, why not continue to study on one of these courses:


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