Online courses | NCFE Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care Level 2

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Course Type: Online courses Awarding Body: NCFE

Why this course?

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Please only apply for courses commencing in the next two months.

This distance learning course aims to help learners develop an understanding of handling medicines safely in a health and social care setting.

The programme is delivered online by a range of assessments.These are assessed by the tutor throughout the programme from induction to completion.

These courses are available to learners who are 19+ and have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years. Find out if you are eligible for funding

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
FE0447-1C Start Anytime Online Distance learning: times variable Up to 8 weeks £0.00 Apply

This qualification is ideal for a wide range of learners with some existing knowledge of this area.

 

There aren’t any specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However candidates ideally need to be working in health and social care or related sectors.

The programme is delivered online by a range of assessments.These are assessed by the tutor throughout the programme from induction to completion.

Learners are required to undertake the following units:

  • ƒUnit 1 Understand medication and prescriptionsƒ
  • Unit 2 Supply, storage and disposal of medication
  • ƒUnit 3 Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medicationƒ
  • Unit 4 Record keeping and audit processes for medication administration and storage

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You will gain the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care (QCF 13 Credits).

This course is free if you are 19 years+ and have lived in the UK/EU for 3 years.

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