Learn the necessary techniques of the storing, handling, and disposing of medications in the care sector.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Medications Level 2 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 1-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 6 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Medications training is required in many sectors including the care industry to ensure that all staff have a basic understanding of the important rules when handling medications.  This course gives you the knowledge to understand the legal framework and how the organisation's policies and procedures reflect the legal framework, for safe handling of medicines, to understand the importance of noting and reporting any changes to individuals following administration of medicines; and managers' responsibilities and the implementation of ongoing monitoring of the care worker.

ProTrainings are Skills for Care Endorsed for both our classroom and e-learning courses. This means that our training meets the high standards expected by Skills for Care.

The information on this course has to be used alongside the policies and procedures of your workplace to ensure that corrective action is taken at all times. This is also ideal for anyone who looks after a family member and is responsible for ensuring they are given the correct dose as well as understanding the contra-indications of a medication.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Care workers
  • At home carers
  • Nurses
  • Special needs schools
  • Domiciliary care
  • Families

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (3.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 6 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

For details of our onoine course contents pleaase visit our Medications Training course.

  • Introduction, Aims & Objectives
  • Legislation
  • Classification of Medication
  • Types of Medication
  • Prescribing
  • Storing Medication Safely
  • Safe Disposal of Medication
  • Supporting Service Administration
  • Supporting Self Administration
  • Contra-Indications, Allergies, Overdoses
  • The Monitored Dosage System
  • Reporting Mistakes
  • Maintaining Medication Records
  • Recognising & Reporting Changes to the Individual
  • Further Learning & Summary
  • The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) web link
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for industry
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for medical
  • CQC website link
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Consent for permitting the administration of medication in the absence of parent V1.0
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE guide to COSHH
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • Link to the HSE website
  • MAR chart example
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • NHS website on drugs
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • RIDDOR link to the HSE guide
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Skills for Health Website
  • Step by Step Guide to COSHH HSE Guide - Link to HSE website
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations Approved Code of Practice and guidance
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website - JEC
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
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Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

I want to complete a short practical module after completing the online course, is this possible?

We have a network of over 1000 approved and monitored instructors to deliver a short skill training session nationwide or we can come to your workplace to deliver the training. This blended training saves class time and provides the same qualification. Contact us on 01206 805359 to discuss your options.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

What People are Saying

“This course is very easy to comprehend and understand ”

- Joanne, Support worker from South yorkshire

“I found this training to be very helpful information given was understandable and very easy to use. ”

- Kelly, Health care assistant from Kent
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