Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care Level 2

Your Level 2 qualification in the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care is a knowledge based qualification designed for learners wishing to develop a general understanding of different types of medication and their use and develop their understanding of the safe handling of medicines (learners may require additional practical administration training). You will develop your knowledge in procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication, an understanding of the record keeping process for medication. Additionally, an understanding of the legislation and the audit process related to medication and issues of responsibility and accountability.

This qualification is designed for and particularly relevant to those working within care and social care. Additionally, this Level 2 qualification is suitable for those working in an indirect role i.e. Cleaning teams or administration team members.

How long does it take?:

Your Level 2 qualification will take between 6 – 20 weeks to complete, with the majority of learners completing in around 12 weeks.

How will i be Assessed?:

Learners will be required to research, learn and submit a complete portfolio demonstrating their knowledge and aptitude in the subject.


Please contact Runway Training on 01732 402 402 to discuss the cost of this course.

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