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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines

Course Code

OSC1200

Boost your knowledge with this NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines.

  • Achieve a nationally recgonised NCFE CACHE qualification.
  • Gain essential knowledge of the different types of medication and how they are classified, plus the legislation relating to medication.
  • Study from home at your own pace.
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni membership for two years.

Save £1798 when you buy this course as a package

Course overview

This NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines has been created for those currently working in a health or social care role who wants to develop their understanding of how to handle medicines safely.

During this course, you’ll learn the correct ways to supply, store, and dispose of medication in a safe manner and the legislation and guidance relating to the safe administration of medication. You will also expand your knowledge of how to record information in a confidential manner and the audit process in relation to transactions and stock levels.

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Study Hours

Approximately 110 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Qualification Number: 501/0037/3

Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course duration

This course will take approximately 110 hours to complete. You will receive a full year to complete the course, which is a lot more time than you will need. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study method

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress.

The study method you choose depends on your personal learning style. Your options are:

  • Study pack: if you choose the study pack option, you will be sent a set of printed course materials.
  • Study online: if you choose this option, you will be sent your login details to our online portal through which you will access your course materials digitally. You can access your course via a desktop/laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Course outcome

Upon successful completion of the course, you will achieve an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines.

Awarding body

CACHE became part of NCFE in 2015.

CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the leading industry specialists in providing qualifications that specialise in the care and education sector. This course has been developed by experts to ensure that all requirements and skills are covered.

CACHE Alumni membership

Once you have enrolled on your CACHE course, you will have access to the CACHE Alumni membership for two years. CACHE Alumni is a professional membership network for those who work in the care, health, and education industries, providing valuable resources and advice for your studies when working towards/with a CACHE qualification.

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