Medication Awareness

Take this course safe in the knowledge that it is endorsed by Skills for Care and meets CQC requirements.

Compliant with Health & Social Care standards


Under the Care Standards Act 2000 all residential care workers must be qualified and deemed capable of meeting all of their children and young people’s health needs including their medication.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) expects all adult social care providers to induct staff in line with the standards set out in the Care Certificate including Standard 13: Health and Safety which states that, as a minimum, new workers must be able to:

• describe the agreed ways of working in relation to medication
• describe the agreed ways of working in relation to health care tasks
• list the tasks relating to medication and healthcare procedures that they are not allowed to carry out until they are competent Medication Awareness

The Medication Awareness course is designed for:

• New and existing employee’s in the care sector
• Anyone dispensing medications, applying creams and completing MAR paperwork, care plans and risk assessments

The certification displaying the course content will demonstrate how National Occupational Standards have been met.



For the Learner

Learners, take this course safe in the knowledge that it is meeting industry standards while providing you with the underpinning knowledge required by care sector providers.

For the Employer

Employers choose this course for your employees and rest assured that not only have they fulfilled their legal responsibility but that this training will provide employees with the knowledge and skills to work safely and provide evidence to demonstrate compliance with Skills for Care and CQC key lines of enquiry.

Work at your own pace...

Work through this course, watch the videos, navigate the resources to professional organisations and current legislation and prove your knowledge with interactive quizzes before being awarded the Medication Awareness certificate.

Skills for Care Endorsement for Care Training Services

Endorsed by Skills for Care

Meets CQC Requirements

About Care Training Services

Care Training Services was established in 2011 with the aim of providing outstanding training in the Health and Social Care sector. To accompany the 100’s of hours of classroom training, we are pleased to bring you the Medication Awareness Certificate online course.

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