NCFE Understanding Safe Handling of Medication Level 2: Online

Course overview

This course is fully online, students must have use of a laptop to complete this course.

Our level 2 certificate in Safe Handling of Medication is a fully online course that will help you gain new knowledge and skills for your personal life as well as your career. You’ll learn how to create better preventative care by identifying how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication appropriately. Modern medicines are powerful substances which have beneficial effects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe consequences, including death. Having good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication.

  • Understand medication and prescriptions
  • Supply, storage and disposal of medication
  • Understand the requirements for the safe
  • Administrations of medication
  • Record-keeping and audit processes for medication

This is a fully online self-directed, independent study course with tutor support and guidance.

  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency in handling medication to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Create better preventative care by identifying how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication appropriately
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Aged 19+
  • Live in England
  • Been in the EU for three years for purposes other than study (and able to provide documentation)
  • Not currently enrolled on an apprenticeship
  • Not completed any part of the course before
  • If aged 19-23 must have a level 2 qualification

You could progress to one of the following courses:

  • NCFE Principles of Dementia Care Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Autism Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Safe Handling of Medication Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Children and Young People’s Mental Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Awareness of Mental Health Problems Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Climate Change and Environmental Awareness Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Understanding Nutrition and Health Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Principles of Business Administration Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Counselling Skills Level 2: Online
  • NCFE Personal Care Needs Level 2: Online
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  • Flexible start - 31 July 2022
  • 12 Weeks
    • 16-18: Free
    • Adult: Free
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  • Flexible start - 31 July 2023
  • 12 Weeks
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