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Level 2 Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines

Level 2 Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines


Health and Wellbeing

Understanding The Safe Handling Of Medicines


Develops an understanding of the importance of responsibility, accountability and confidentiality in handling medicines.


  • Different types of medication
  • The requirements for the safe handling
  • storage and disposal of medication
  • Safe administration of medication
  • The importance of keeping accurate records.

Entry Requirements

You must be a British, EU or EEA citizen, had been a permanent resident of the UK, EU or EEA for the whole of the previous 3 years and aged 19 or over. If you are aged between 19 and 23, you must also hold a Level 2 qualification.


If you choose to complete the course online, you will need a computer or a laptop with access to the internet. If not, you’ll just need writing materials for the postal work booklet (it helps to underline in pencil).

Mode of Study

Online, remote delivery or postal

Course Features

Level 2


FREE* see entry requirements for conditions

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