This qualification aims to develop:
- A general understanding of different types of medication and their use
- Knowledge of the procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medicines
- An understanding of legislation and the audit process related to medication and issues of responsibility and accountability
You will gain access to high quality e-learning learning resources which will guide you step-by-step through all of the aspects of this course.
You'll have opportunities to reflect on what you have learned and to improve your subject knowledge using instant feedback from the platform.
You'll have support from a member of the team who will help guide you through the course in a timescale agreed with you.
How to apply for this course
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Course code: C037839 / Q037840
Understanding the Safe Handing of Medication in Health and Social Care (TQUK Level 2 Certificate)
You will learn at your own pace, but the course typically takes approximately 120 hours to complete.
There are no entry requirements for this course but you must be aged 19 or over.
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Your assessment will be submitted online through the platform and you will receive feedback from a member of the team who will assess your work and provide thorough and supportive feedback.
You may complete this qualification in preparation to apply and work in this industry or to to enhance their understanding of their work environment. Alternatively, you may wish to progress in the subject to a higher level.
The tuition fee is funded in full* by the government, but you must submit information when you enrol to qualify. You can find out what information you need to submit here.
*If you are a 19-23 year old without a prior Level 2 qualification these courses will not be funded, please contact the enquiries team to discuss all available options for you.
*Geographical restrictions may apply.
Withdrawal before full completion of this course will attract an administrative fee of £100. Please only enrol if you can commit to completing this course within the specified timeframe.