Safe Handling of Medication

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

18 Weeks
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: GCSE grade D in English or a Level 1 Functional/Key Skills English qualification

Course Info

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 are also covered in this course. 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.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

Learners must be 18 years and above, and must have previously studied Health and Social Care.

Learners will also need to provide 2 references and complete a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.