Where will this course lead?

Will help for preparation for further training for a role where administrating medication is required.

What will I study?

Different types of medications and their use, knowledge of the procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication, legislation and audit process related to medication, responsibility and accountability, record keeping process for medication

How will this course be delivered?

This is delivered via distance learning

What qualifications will I get?

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines in Health & Social Care

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this

How do I get a place on the course?

No specific entry requirements, an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment

What are the entry requirements?

Assessments must be completed by the target dates agreed at enrolment

What can I do after this course?

Could progress to:
Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care
Level 2 and 3 Certificates in Preparing to work in Adult Social Care
Advanced level apprenticeships in Health & Social Care

Relevant employment within:
- Early years
- Health & Social Care
- Social work
- Voluntary
- Education


Blossomfield Campus

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Part Time