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Health and Social Care Courses

We have built an expertise in Health and Social Care over more than two decades, training thousands of learners in the sector every year.

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The Care Certificate

Vital training for new Health and Social Care staff.

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Mandatory Training

View our full suite of mandatory training courses for Health and Social Care staff.

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Special Focus

For Health and Social Care staff required to carry out more specialist tasks in their day to day roles.

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Mental Health

Mental health training courses designed by our highly qualified and experienced curriculum team.

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Clinical Skills

Training available for Health and Social Care staff in epilepsy, diabetes, inhalers, PEG feeding and more.

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Health and Safety in Care

We can provide specialist health and safety training for care workers.

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Handling and Administration of Medications Level 2

The Handling and Administration of Medications Level 2 course is designed to provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with the necessary knowledge and skills to safely handle and administer medications. The primary aim of this course is to ensure the well-being of individuals receiving medications by promoting best practices and adherence to safety protocols.

The course emphasizes the importance of accurate medication handling, storage, administration techniques, and the recognition of potential risks or errors. Participants will develop a solid understanding of medication safety principles and the responsibilities associated with handling and administering medications.

The course typically has a duration of 3 hours. During this time, participants will engage in various activities, discussions, presentations, and practical demonstrations that cover the essential aspects of handling and administration of medications.

Upon successful completion of the course and assessments, candidates will be issued a certificate that is valid for three years.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the legislation that affects the administration of medicines
  • Explain the classifications, types of medicines, routes of administration, side effects and adverse reactions of medication
  • Explain the importance of following protocols and policies when receiving, storing, administering, recording and disposing of medicines
  • Identify the differences in protocols between Domiciliary care and Residential care

Mandatory Training Courses

Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with information on health, safety and fire to help them stay safe while delivering care.

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning Health and Safety
eLearning Fire
Distance learning

Aim: To introduce healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to equality, diversity and inclusion, so that they can be promoted and discrimination reduced.

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning course
Distance learning

Aim: To enable healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to understand the importance of food safety, including hygiene, in the preparation and handling of food and the importance of nutrition and hydration in maintaining health and wellbeing.

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning course
Distance learning

Aim: To ensure that healthcare support workers and adult social care workers can identify abuse and respond appropriately to situations where abuse may occur.

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning course
Distance learning

Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with information in order to minimise, prevent and control the spread of infection.

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning course
Distance learning

Aim: To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with information to ensure the safe handling and administration of medications.

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning course
Distance learning

Aim: To ensure healthcare support workers and adult social care workers recognise the principles of moving and assisting people safely and the importance of risk assessment prior to any moving and assisting task.

Classroom training
Online webinar
eLearning course

Aim: To enable healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to communicate effectively and understand communication needs to help improve outcomes for individuals they support.

Classroom training
Online webinar

Aim: To ensure that healthcare support workers and adult social care workers understand their duty of care and how to fulfil it, with consideration for legislation, workplace policies and possible conflicts.

Classroom training
Online webinar

Aim: To make healthcare support workers and adult social care workers aware of person centred planning/thinking/care and their role in implementing person centred approaches.

Classroom training
Online webinar

Aim: To help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to explore and understand the principles of good record keeping.

Classroom training
Online webinar

Aim: To enable healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to understand their role, their relationship with others, how to work in ways that have been agreed with their employer and in partnership with others.

Classroom training
Online webinar