NCFE CACHE Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care

Accreditation

NCFE

Course duration

3 Month - Blended Learning

Certificate valid for

Never expires

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The NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care is eligible for European Social Funding and is for learners with an interest in developing their understanding in the safe handling of medication. This qualification does not qualify the learner to work but does support them in moving towards employment in health or health and social care.

NCFE CACHE Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care Course Aim

This knowledge only qualification is designed for learners wishing to develop their understanding of the safe handling of medication.

NCFE CACHE Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care Course Purpose

  • Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
  • Develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area

Course Units

  1. Understand medication and prescriptions
  2. Supply, storage and disposal of medication
  3. Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication
  4. Record-keeping and audit processes for medication

To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care, learners must complete all four mandatory units to achieve 15 credits.

Assessment involves a blended delivery approach - This is a mixture of face-to-face and remote sessions with a qualified health and social care assessor.

Delegates will be awarded the NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care.

Progression Opportunities

Learners can progress to a range of qualifications including:

  • Level 2 and 3 Diplomas in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 2 and 3 Diplomas in Clinical Healthcare Support
  • Level 2 and 3 Certificates in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Intermediate and Advanced Level Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care
  • Intermediate and Advanced Level Apprenticeships in Clinical Healthcare Support

Funding and Support

We are able to offer this course fully funded through The Adult Education Budget (AEB) and European Social Funding (ESF) - subject to eligibility, Please contact us to find out more about eligibility, along with the course dates we have running in various locations around the UK.