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Level 2 Certificate in Safe Handling and Administration of Medication

skills for care

This qualification is designed to provide learners who are, or likely to be, in roles handling and administrating medication. It will provide understanding of medications processes and procedures, and ensure skills are gained to handle and administer medication effectively and safely.

This qualification can be taken by learners who are preparing to be in employment or those who are already in employment in a care role and wish to further their expertise in medication handling and administration.

Entry Requirements
  • Minimum Age: 16

There are no further entry requirements for this qualification.

Progression Opportunities
  • Level 2 Diploma in Care

  • Level 3 Diploma in Care

Additional Information
  • GLH: 104

  • TQT: 130

  • Credit Value: 13

Qual Resources.

DHSC Fact Sheet
fact sheet
Textbook (Sample)
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Qualification Fee:


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