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Understanding Cancer Support

Course Code: 60802-01

Aim of the course:

This qualification is designed for those 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.

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

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

Mandatory Units:

  • Unit 01: Cancer Awareness
  • Unit 02: Introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  • Unit 03: Introduction to cancer care and support
  • Unit 04: Introduction to end of life and bereavement care

Additional qualification information about this learning aim can be viewed on the NCFE page which will give you more of an in depth overview.