Medication Awareness



Course overview:

This online, E-Learning Handling & Administering Medication training course covers a wide range of topics relating to the safe handling and administration of medication within the healthcare industry.

The course aims to cover areas such as The Medicines Act and controlled drug schedules.

Our online Handling & Administering Medication course is CPD Accredited!


  • Course usually takes upto an hour to complete followed by an assessment by way of multiple choice.
  • Learning is self-paced without time restrictions.
  • If the assessment is failed it can be retaken after 2 hours.
  • Access to the course is for 12 months.

Course fee: 


Course contents:

  • Types of medication and what they do
  • Medication classifications
  • Medication administration techniques
  • Safely storing and disposing of medication
  • Receiving medication
  • Rights of the patient
  • Correctly recording all medication administration
  • Reporting any errors or problems
  • Staff responsibilities
  • Complying with laws and legislation


All courses are CPD accredited and a digital certificate will be available for download from the portal upon successful completion of the knowledge test.

What can you do with this qualification: 

Go on to the Advanced Medication Handling course.



Registration for this Course:

Once the course has been purchased you will receive login details via email. This will be within 2 hours of purchase between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

To speak with a member of staff please call 01793 236245 or email

Please ensure you read and understand our Terms and Conditions –

Many of our courses qualify for either full funding or part funding through AEB, Advanced Learner Loans or for apprenticeships through our Levy and Non Levy provision.

For funding options please enquiry about this course using the button above and speak to one of our team. Please note some qualifications and short CPD courses do not qualify for funding.

Please ensure you read and understand our Terms and Conditions