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IQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (QCF)

 

Qualification Number 601/2010/1
Title IQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (QCF)
Category National
Sector Health & Care
Operational Start Date 20/01/2014
Operational End Date 31/08/2015
Total Units 4 Min Credit 13
Min Guided Learning Hours 110 Max Guided Learning Hours
Min Age From 18 Min Age To 100

About this Qualification

The IQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (QCF) develops the learners' understanding of different types of medication and how they are used. Learners will develop knowledge of the procedures for obtaining, storing, administering and disposing of medicines, medicine related legislation, audit processes and issues of responsibility and accountability. The objectives of the qualification are to prepare learners for further learning, prepare them for employment and support a role in the workplace.

Progression

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress on to further training or education and go on to qualifications in health and social care, such as:

• IQ Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)

• IQ Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF)

• Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care (QCF)

• Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working in Mental Health (QCF)

• Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care (QCF)

Take this Qualification

If you are interested in taking this qualification and would like to find your nearest IQ centre, please give us a call on 01952 457 452 and a member of our team will be happy to help.

Structure

To be awarded this qualification, learners must achieve 13 credits from the four mandatory units.

IQ Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medicines (QCF)

Assessment

Assessment for this qualification is by portfolio of evidence.

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 1or above and be proficient in the use of English Language.

Tutor Requirements

All trainers delivering this qualification must have:

• Appropriate teaching qualification e.g. PTLLS

• Subject knowledge

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved by IQ in order to offer this qualification.

 

 

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