Skills and Training Courses

Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care - Bradford College

Course Description:

Students will gain an understanding of the record keeping process for medication, legislation and the audit process related to medication and issues of responsibility and accountability.  Students will also gain a thorough understanding of procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication. Students must be working in the Health Care Sector to complete this course. This course is paper-based. It wil contain two assessments and four units will be covered which will be:

  • 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


Provider and location: Bradford College, Bradford

Skills/qualifications the course will provide:

  • CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
  • A clear understanding of responsibilities
  • Development of new skills
  • Recognition of existing skills
  • Opportunities to improve current service
  • Helps to progress their career
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification

Required qualification and educational requirements for attendance:

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 18 and above.

WIFI required: Yes 

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