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

Course Code

OSC1200

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Boost your skills in handling medicine, from home!

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification in medication handling
  • Go onto further vocational training and placement opportunities
  • Achieve a career in the care industry
  • Gain an understanding of the requirements for the administration of medication
  • Develop your knowledge in how medication is supplied, stored and disposed
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 2 years when you enrol on your course.
Course overview

CACHE (The Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education) qualifications specialise in the care and education sector and are the leading industry specialists. This course has been developed by experts, which ensures everything that employers need is covered.

Course Duration

Up to 1 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 is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course Duration

This course will take approximately 110 hours to complete. Students 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

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you, whichever you choose. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

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 of Awards in Care, Health and Education) are the UK’s leading awarding organisation for the childcare and social care sectors and are part of the RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) which ensures the highest level quality courses and industry recognised qualifications.

Once you have enrolled on your CACHE course, you will be entitled to access the CACHE Alumni Membership for 2 years. CACHE Alumni is a Professional Membership Network for those who work in the CACHE industries, providing valuable resources and advice for professional studying towards/with a CACHE qualification.

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