Who is this suitable for?
This qualification is designed for learners wishing to develop their understanding of the safe handling of medication.
This may include learners who wish to access this training with a view to progressing to further qualifications, or learners who wish to study this programme in order to complement other studies.
How many credits are required to complete it?
Learners must achieve 15 credits from the four mandatory units.
How will I be assessed?
You will produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your understanding of the course content.
Do I need to be working to take this qualification?
This is a knowledge only qualification, therefore no working, volunteering or practical placement is required.
How long does it take to complete?
Learners can usually complete it in 6 months or less.
What qualifications can I progress to?
Level 2 and 3 Diplomas in Health and Social Care
Level 2 and 3 Diplomas in Clinical Healthcare Support
Level 2 and 3 Certificates in Adult Social Care
Intermediate and Advanced Level Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care
Intermediate and Advanced Level Apprenticeships in Clinical Healthcare Support