Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF)

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The one day Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication is designed for those with a profession requirement to handle and administer medications. e.g. those in the care sector.

Qualification Summary

The Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF) qualification has been specifically designed for those working within a health and social care setting, such as support workers or care workers, and have a responsibility for the safe handling and administration of medication. This qualification is also perfect for those looking to refresh their knowledge.

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Qualification Info

Open Price*

£90.00

per person at one of our venues

Full Price*

£450.00

full course held at your venue

Max Learners*

16

maximum learners per trainer

Type

RQF

certification is issued by an Awarding Organisation

awarding organisation

Qualsafe

default awarding organisation

Duration

1 day

example schedule 09:30 - 17:00

*Prices and Max Learners may vary depending on location and venue. Check specific qualification details or get in touch to confirm

Who Should Take This Qualification ?

This qualification is for all Learners working in, or wanting to work in, a health and social care environment.
For example support workers and care workers

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to attend the Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF)

You will be required to complete practical activities & assessments during the Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF). Learners should be physically capable of performing this tasks, which may include bending, kneeling and lying on the floor. If you qualification or course includes a CPR assessment, this will be required to be completed on the floor and may last for a minimum of 2 mins.

Learners do not need good literacy skills to complete the Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF), but there will be a multiple choice paper at the end of the course. Should anyone experience difficulties with this style of assessment this can be completed verbally in certain circumstances. Please contact us for further details. We would strongly recommend that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

For learners with English as a second language, a small pocket dictionary may be useful to help translate. If you feel you would benefit from receiving any course materials prior to starting your training then please get in touch.

Learners must be at least 16 years old on the first day of the training.

What Will I Learn ?

During the Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF) you will complete one unit.

This will teach you to deal with emergency situations in the work place, such as performing CPR or dealing with someone who is choking. You will also learn how to be a good first aider, and how to deal with a first aid situation.

Qualification Structure

The Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF) has one unit that learners are required to complete.

  • The Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (1 assessment)
    • Multiple Choice Question Paper – Theory

The Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF) usually takes one day to complete.

Resources & Downloads

The following supporting documents and links are available for this qualification

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Open Dates For Level 2 Award in Principles of Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF)

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Alternative Qualifications

You may wish to consider the qualifications and courses listed below as alternatives or complimentary qualifications. You should always ensure that your chosen qualification meets your requirements and needs assessment.

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