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Medication Awareness

Vital training for anyone who works with or around medications

  • Group courses available onsite
  • Open venues for single spaces


The care quality commission identified medication as one of the vulnerable areas to mistakes. Everyone involved in health and social care must complete this training
Can be a standalone training session in the live classroom of 3 hours delivered over a minimum of 1 day. Best combined in a healthcare experience day or the care certificate training suite
For compliance, this training course features an accredited certificate with all learning outcomes listed. Not currently offered as regulated

What you will learn on this course

The medical world uses many different ways to treat and cure illnesses, one of which is medications. The Care Quality Commission identified in 2014 several issues relating to medication and its administration. Skills for Care introduced awareness into the induction syllabus almost immediately after

This training course offers the following knowledge:

  1. What are medications and the different types
  2. Who uses them and who takes them
  3. Law surrounding medications and their use
  4. The dangers of medication use
  5. What to do if a mistake is made

We make sure all of our training courses comply with legislation outlined in the relevant health and safety regulations.

Personalised training sessions

Upon request, we can customise all of our training courses so they specifically match your workplace. We avoid one-size-fits-all training courses and make our sessions engaging without compromising the high standards we have always upheld.

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We know that workplace training is essential for providing safe working environments, which has become more important than ever in recent years. This is why we keep our prices as competitive as possible.

  • For onsite or group training – £275
  • Groups over 12 learners – Call us on 01376 317 760

For all other needs contact us at support@vitalworkplacetraining.com

About your medications awareness trainers

To find out more about our instructors Richard and Dan, click on their profiles below!

I find booking training a headache. The team at Vital Workplace Training took all the stress out of it for me. From finding what I need to delivery, I cannot fault them. Simple, easy to understand training, good practical sessions designed around us.

Andy Whiting, Centre Manager

Fairway Children's Centre

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Book your medications awareness training now!

If you’d like to find out more information about our training courses and make a booking either for an individual or a group, get in touch with us today.

  • 01376 317760
  • support@vitalworkplacetraining.com

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