Safe Handling
and Administration
of Medication

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  • Duration:

6 hours

  • Formats:

Face-to-face or blended learning

  • Available for:

Groups only

  • Qualification:

Level 3 Award

  • Certificates:

eCertificates, valid for 3 years

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This course will give learners the knowledge and confidence to safely handle and administer medication.

It has been specifically designed for those who want to work in, or are looking to refresh their knowledge of the safe handling and administration of medication within a health and social care setting, such as support workers or care workers.

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All of our courses are fully customisable!


The core topics are below, but if you'd like to add or remove anything, or would like to focus more on a particular area, please just let us know.

• Benefits and risks of taking medication
• Relevant legislation
• Common types of medication
• Roles and responsibilities
• Preparation, storage and disposal of medication

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This course is fully certified by Custom Training.


eCertificates are valid for 3 years from the date of assessment.

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If required, this course may also lead to the QA Level 3 Award in Safe Handling and Administration of Medication (RQF).

Learners must be 16 years old at the start of the course.

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  • Everything is 'custom-isable' - just ask!

  • Friendly and responsive customer service

  • No amendment or cancellation fees

  • Fully insured, registered and accredited

  • Designed and delivered by healthcare professionals

  • Interactive, practical and enjoyable training

  • Consistently outstanding feedback

  • eCertificates, valid for 3 years

  • 20% discount for new customers

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We think you'll love our courses and that our prices represent excellent value for money.

We deliberately keep our prices as low as possible, so that everyone can benefit from our life-saving training.

On top of that, we also offer new customers a 20% discount on their first course.

Please get in touch for a competitive quote for great training that's tailored exactly to your needs.

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FACE-TO-FACE (groups only)

This course can be delivered face-to-face to groups of up to 12 people over 3 days. It will be delivered at your venue by a specialist Paramedic educator.

If required, it can be delivered over separate half day sessions, on non-consecutive days, or at the weekend.

Each learner will be given ongoing access to monthly updates and refreshers.

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This course is available in a blended learning format, for groups of up to 12 people. It consists of eLearning followed by half a day of face-to-face training.

It can also be taken as eLearning only.


eLearning provides efficiency and flexibility, allowing learners to complete the course at a time, place and pace that suits them. It's accessible via computer, laptop, tablet or smart phone.

The fully interactive content combines a variety of different activities to stimulate and motivate learners. It can be accessed for one year from the date of registration.


The face-to-face element of this course is delivered at your venue by a specialist Paramedic educator.

Each learner will be given ongoing access to monthly updates and refreshers.