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First-rate first aid training appropriate training for our particular needs. All the staff agreed with this statement.

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Level 1 Core Award in Medication and Healthcare Tasks Awareness

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To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with basic knowledge of medications, their effects and safety issues and how to assist with healthcare tasks.

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to explain the agreed ways of working with medication
  • Be able to describe some types of medications, some forms of medication and some routes of administration
  • Be able to describe the difference between assisting and administration of medication
  • Be able to explain what a healthcare task is and why training is required
  • Be able to explain what to do and not do when assisting with healthcare tasks


Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate valid for 3 years.


External accreditation is available for this course, if required, through Advantage Accreditation. Additional costs will apply, please contact us.

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MTS 8 (part)


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Learning & Development Office Manager - Domiciliary Care Agency - Birmingham   
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