Where will this course lead?

Will help for preparation for further training for a role where administrating medication is required. This qualification can be used as CPD or to boost your opportunity to join the healthcare, nursing or health and social care industry.

What will I study?

This course is split into manageable sections. These are:
• Understand medication and prescriptions
• Supply, storage and disposal of medication
• Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication
• Record-keeping and audit processes for medication administration and storage

How will this course be delivered?

This is delivered via distance learning

What qualifications will I get?

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and 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?

Contact the Enrolment team on 01789 266245 or email:

What are the entry requirements?

Due to funding eligibility, all candidates must be a minimum of 19 years old and have lived in the UK for 3+ years.

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


Stratford-upon-Avon College

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Distance Learning