Taught course

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

Institution
The Skills Network
Qualifications
TQUK

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Entry requirements

This course is available via government funding, so at no cost to you. To be eligible for funding, you must be:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Currently live in England or Scotland
  • Have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years
  • Have not previously enrolled on this course.

Months of entry

January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November, December

Course content

This qualification covers the different types of medication and what they are used for. You will also gain an understanding of how to store and dispose of medicines in a safe way, how to administer medicines safely and how to ensure that record keeping and audits are completed correctly.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • TQUK
    part time
    3 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
The Skills Network