Understanding Safe Handling of Medication

Modern medicines are powerful substances which have beneficial effects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe consequences, including death. Having good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication.


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Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

Evidence your competency in handling medication to employers

Further your personal and professional development

Create better preventative care by identifying how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication appropriately

Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

What you will learn:

Unit 1 – Understand Medication and Prescriptions

Unit 2 – Supply, Storage and Disposal of Medication

Unit 3 – Understand the Requirements for the Safe Administrations of Medication

Unit 4 – Record-keeping and Audit Processes for Medication

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged 24+, or if 19-23 must have completed a Level 2 or above qualification previously
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study