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|Introduction||The Certificate in Safe Handling of Medicines is the ideal qualification for individuals wishing to increase their knowledge and understanding relating to the Safe Handling of Medicines.
|Study Outline||This nationally accredited qualification is designed to provide individuals with the theoretic knowledge that they need to help them understand and handle medication within their workplace.
The programme covers a wide range of information, best practice and legislation including an introduction to the types of medication that an individual is likely to encounter, explanation of the correct storage and handling of medication as well as legislative requirements.|
|Entry Requirements||The qualification is available for learners who are 19+ at the start of the Academic year. There are no specific
learning requirements but learners will need to demonstrate that they can fulfil the requirements of the awarding
body assessment criteria and comply with the relevant literacy and numeracy aspects of the qualification|
|Equipment||Each learner receives a set of high quality learning materials comprising assessment booklets and knowledge and understanding books which are a valuable resource to keep for reference purposes.|
|Attendance||The qualification is delivered over a period of 12 weeks.|
|Assessment||Learners receive the support of a dedicated assessor and complete Unit Assessments to demonstrate that they have met the qualification learning aims and assessment criteria.|
|Progression||Please see the college website for more details of our range of short level 2 qualifications offered by distance learning.
Contact the Distance Learning team on 02476243504 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Qualification||Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||N|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||Y|