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NEW Highfield Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Medication Handling and Administration for Care Settings (RQF)


Available from 1 May 2019

Who is this qualification for?

This knowledge qualification is designed for those learners wishing to support their role in the workplace, specifically for learners in care roles where they are likely to be handling and administering medication. This qualification is also suitable for those who aspire to work in a care setting. 

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 145 hours and of this 120 are recommended as guided learning hours GLH).

Topics covered

Learners undertaking this qualification will develop their underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to medication types and processes, principles of handling medication and principles of administering medication. 

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed through completion of a portfolio of evidence which will be assessed and internally quality assured by the centre