Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care

Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care

Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health & Social Care

This course is for studets 18 years old or over and is suitable for care workers in care homes, residential or health care settings.

This course consists of 4 mandatory units:

  • 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

3 contact sessions within college environment, or within work setting, if employer enrols at least 8 learners.  The course is assessed by workbook completion within a set timeframe

An expected study time of 4-5 hours per week (approximately 60 hours) of self-study.

Are you interested in this course? Please contact us to find out entry requirements and more!

The course is free, however, there is a charge of £50 which is payable if the student does not complete the course

Course Summary

Length of study:   10/12 weeks

Start month: Anytime

Term dates

Study campus: Henley

Study option(s): Part time

Course level: Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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