Safe Handling of MedicationQCF - Qualification
This qualification provides the knowledge and understanding of different types of medication and their use. The procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medication. It will also help develop your knowledge of legislation and record keeping.
This course will interest you if you're planning to work in a medical laboratory or pharmacy.
Teaching will include lectures, practical experience, external speakers and the support to attend a placement or working within a real working environment.
Learners must be 16 years and above, school leavers will need a GCSE grade D in English or a Level 1 Functional/Key Skills English qualification. Learners will also need to provide 2 references and complete a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
Interview with a specialist tutor.
Questions & Answers
How is the course assessed?
The course is assessed by your tutor/assessor using a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstration and assignments.
Are there any opportunities for progression?
Successful candidates can progress onto various courses such as Level 2 and 3 Clinical Healthcare Support, Level 2 and 3 Certificates in Health and Social Care and Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.
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- Attendance: Full-time
- Start Date: 23 January 2017
- Hours per week: 7 hours per week
- Days: Monday to Wednesday
- Start Time: TBC
- End Time: TBC
- Duration: 18 Weeks
- Course Fees: £417
- Venue: Calderdale College
- Faculty: Science and Health Industries
- Department Manager: Deborah Tims
- Level: Level 2
- Qualification Name: NCFE CACHE Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication.
- Awarding Body: NCFE CACHE
- Course Contact: Joanna Donaldson (9658)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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