End of life training

We have EOL training suitable for everyone

Preparing the Way provides the most comprehensive EOL doula training in Australasia with different courses to suit everyone, because we are dedicated to only training in end of life (no birth doula training). We have the experienced team, the resources and the platforms to help guide you in your attempt to answer all YOUR EOL queries, whether they be your personal questions, for someone you care about or if you are interested in pursuing a professional EOL doula role and joining our amazingly active doula community.

We have short self paced e-courses for you (with many more topics in the wings); we have our Foundation workshop that has to date been attended by over 1,100 participants, all eager to find out what they really need to know about end of life…

To our flagship 4 day Intensive course, held face to face with our experienced educators and run with no more than you and 8 others in a class, to ensure our course facilitates a comprehensive dive, deep sharing and safely guided exploration of the EOL doula role for you, and the other doulas who attend.

This is where we also like to offer you a warm and fuzzy heads up, that the other doulas in your course, are almost guaranteed to become some of your newest friends for life!  At Preparing the Way, we are family. We know the level of personal commitment, contribution and vulnerability required by you to engage in EOL doula training, and want you to know we have your back.

Even after graduating from our Intensive course, we provide you ongoing EOL doula encouragement and support, including masterclasses with guest speakers who are at the forefront of the EOL sphere, as well as an active EOL doula community with over 400 PTW graduates who have all got your back too!

Our team of talented EOL doulas, our resources, course delivery and learning outcomes are all developed to reflect our mission to educate and inspire for positive changes in end of life options, possibilities and choices, for everyone.

‘Exploring End of Life – Your Way’

Join our next FREE online information session on Tuesday evening 24 May 7.30pm – 8.30pm (Vic time). An opportunity to learn about YOUR end of life choices and options, who and what end of life doulas are, what they do and what the future holds. Discussing end of life care is relevant and beneficial for people of all ages in our community, so our session is for anyone curious to hear about current end of life care possibilities, plus a chance to have any of your end of life care questions answered.

End of Life Foundation Workshop

Deepen your understanding of death and dying, and learn the basics of how to support someone who is facing their end of life. This interactive workshop will equip you to provide a deeper level of support and service for those you care about or could be your first step to becoming a doula.

EOL Doula Intensive Course

A comprehensive immersion in death literacy and end of life support. This 4 day Intensive course, held face to face on zoom, is ideally suited to those who may currently work in allied health or be looking to work in the community as an end of life doula…

10966NAT Certificate IV in End of Life Services

Our world first 10966NAT Certificate IV in End of Life Doula Services is tailored to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to deliver non-medical end-of-life holistic support for those advancing in age or living with a life-limiting or terminal illness at any stage as well as providing invaluable grief support to their families. To learn is this qualification is right for you…

End of Life Doula Course Enquiries

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I was delighted that even after having had a range of experiences around death and dying during my career as a Registered Nurse,
I gained a wealth of additional knowledge from the Workshop!
~ Deb, Registered Nurse, Gippsland