Medication Administration Level 2 (Skills for Care Requirements)

This course meets the requirement set by Skills for Care, and aims to meet local authority expectations. This training course meets all the requirements and also those of local Social Services. Each candidate is required to achieve this level of training as a mandatory requirement.

Course Content

  • Module 1 - The Law, Who Prescribes?, Company Policy and Your Responsibility in Client Medication Support. Levels of Client Support - Prompt, Assist, Administer?
  • Module 2 - Types of Medication, How they Act on the Body. Homely Remedies.
  • Module 3 - How to read and interpret a Prescription. Changes in Medication, Monitoring Medication Needs.
  • Module 4 - Getting ready. Infection Control, Storage Systems, Refusal, Spoilage, Returns, Mistakes!!
  • Module 5 - Documentation, audit systems, reordering, returns.
  • Module 6 - Special Considerations – Some Medication-Specific Advice, Diabetes, Dressings, Continence, Food Supplements, Food Thickeners, Oxygen

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course each candidate will have covered the following outcomes:



  • Common Induction Standards 2012
  • Standard 5 Outcomes
  • Main Area 1
  • 1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in your own work role
  • 1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals
  • Standard 6 Outcomes
  • Main Area 1
  • 1.4 Be aware of sources of information and advice about your role and responsibility in preventing harm and abuse and protecting individuals from it
  • Standard 8 Outcomes
  • Main Area 5
  • 5.1 Understand the main points of agreed ways of working about medication stipulated by your employer
  • 5.3 Be aware of tasks relating to medication and health care procedures that you are not allowed to carry out at the current stage of training

Bookable Dates

27th Nov 2017 (13:30)
Victoria House, 27-31 Atkinson Street , Shipley, Bradford, BD18 3QS
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