End of Life Doula Skill Set

End of Life Doula Training: Skill Set

The End of Life Doula Skill Set is comprised of four nationally accredited end of life doula-specific units unique and exclusive to Preparing the Way.

The End of Life Doula Skill Set is a way of embarking on nationally accredited training without needing to commit to the length, cost and demands of the 15-unit 10966NAT Certificate IV in End of Life Doula Services.

These units are offered in partnership with Essential Skills Training and Recruitment (ESTR), a registered training organisation with the national regulator for vocational education and training (ASQA), with two of the units developed and delivered in collaboration with Natural Grace Holistic Funeral Care.

Participants may take one or more of the four units. If you choose to enrol in the 10966NAT Certificate IV in End of Life Doula Services, you can apply for Credit Transfer of the End of Life Doula Skill Set units if you have completed all the assessments satisfactorily.

What you'll learn

The End of Life Doula Skill Set contains four units:

  • NAT10966001 – Explore end of life care options and the role of the end of life doula.
  • NAT10966002 – Provide holistic support through the active dying stage.
  • NAT10966003 – Undertake holistic after death care.
  • NAT10966004 – Provide holistic funeral and bereavement support.

Participants may take one or more of the four units.

Tuition

The tables below outline tuition for individual units of the Skill Set, all four units, and the 10966NAT Certificate IV in End of Life Doula Services. You may take one unit, all four of the Skill Set, or apply to enroll in our 10966NAT Certificate IV in End of Life Doula Services.

No GST applies for all options.

End of Life Doula Skill Set Details

Prerequisite: None.

Duration: Each unit commences approximately a month apart. Participants will have up to three months at the end of each unit to complete their assessments though early completion is encouraged.

Delivered: Twice a year, via Zoom

Includes: course materials, resources, and a Statement of Attainment from ESTR; ongoing support, community development and opportunities

Next Steps

If you are interested in taking the End of Life Doula Skill Set, or have questions, please contact us using the form below.

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