Medication and Domiciliary Care (Level 2) - A Home Study Distance Learning Course

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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Glasgow
  • Duration:
    12 Weeks

Module 1: Policies and legislation. Module 2: Formulations and routes of administration. Module 3: Supporting people taking medications. Module 4: Medications risk assessment and documentation. Module 5: Supply, storage and disposal of medications. Module 6: Roles and responsibilities. Module 7: Errors and near misses.
Suitable for: This course is suitable for students who wish to gain more understanding about medication and domiciliary care.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
22 Turnbull Street, Suite 108, G1 5PR, Glasgow, Scotland
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· Requirements

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Medication and Domiciliary Care and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum.


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Course programme


A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Level 2 in Medication and Domiciliary Care. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Medication and Domiciliary Care is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for a exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 2 Medication and Domiciliary Care course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

The Medication and Domiciliary Care programme is divided into seven modules, each concentrating on an important aspect of medicine and domiciliary care. This course is designed to be a flexible learning package, which you can work through at your own pace.

Each module asks you to complete a number of structured activities to ensure that you have absorbed the required underpinning knowledge and to provide evidence for core skills assessment. The Activities Workbook that is included in your learning pack contains all of the activities required for revision to reinforce your learning. All of these must be assessed by your Tutor.

Home Study Tutor Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete Medication and Domiciliary Care course. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

Course Assessments

The Medication and Domiciliary Care courseis marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following NCFE guidelines. Completing a series of tutor marked assignments together with an end of course multi-choice questionnaire will lead you to the highly acclaimed NCFE Certificate in Medication and Domiciliary Care.

We send the full course out, you then read through the course in your own time and complete the assignments which you send to your tutor for marking. There is no word count for these assignments. However, one sentence answers will be rejected and you will have to re-submit it for marking.

Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by the national awarding organisation NCFE, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.

Course Duration

We recommend you spend approximately 90 hours of your time studying for the Medication and Domiciliary CareCare course. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Get started today, and you can earn your Level 2 Award in Medication and Domiciliary Care in as little as six months, or take up to a year, if you prefer – the choice is yours.

Additional information

Comments: Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Level 2 Medication and Domiciliary Care home study course is £311.25, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £249 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.
Career opportunities: Care Assistant If you enjoy helping people and want to make a difference to their lives, this job could be just what you are looking for. As a care assistant you would help people who have difficulties with their daily activities. You could work with children, people with physical or learning disabilities, older people or families

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