Elevate your healthcare expertise in medication awareness

Medication Awareness Training

Welcome to our Medication Awareness Course tailored for healthcare and support workers in Scotland. This comprehensive program is designed to equip you with essential knowledge and skills, ensuring safe and effective medication management. From understanding the role of healthcare and support workers to mastering the nuances of medication administration and safety protocols, this course is your key to excellence in patient care.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the Role and Accountability
  • Comprehend Medication Basics
  • Navigate Medication Classification
  • Distinguish Brand Name vs. Generic
  • Master Routes of Medication
  • Decode Pharmacy Labels
  • Grasp Medication Support Levels
  • Navigate Legal Aspects
  • Implement Best Practices
  • Handle Medication Challenges

Through this course, you'll not only acquire theoretical knowledge but also practical insights to excel in medication management. Join us in elevating healthcare standards across Scotland through informed and responsible medication practices.

Course Format

The Medication Awareness course will be delivered in an interactive face-to-face classroom environment. This session will include a combination of theoretical presentations, practical demonstrations, group discussions, case studies, and hands-on activities. Experienced instructors will guide participants, allowing ample opportunities to practice skills in a safe learning environment.

Assessment Methods & Certification

Participants will undergo continuous assessment during the course, which includes practical demonstrations and knowledge-based evaluations. Successful completion of the assessments will result in certification. The certification provided by our company is valid for 3 years, and participants can renew it through further training or recertification.

Additional Information

Length: The course duration is approximately 4 hours, which includes a break.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites are required for participants to enroll in this course.


We offer onsite training, accommodating both large and small organisations. Our experienced trainers can deliver the course at your organisation's premises, ensuring convenience and relevance to your specific care environment.

Ready to book your training session?

For group bookings, please use the “book now” button below. If you prefer personalised assistance, reach out to us via phone or email, and our dedicated team will ensure your training session is tailored to your organisation's requirements and availability. For individual bookings, please check our upcoming courses.

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Meeting Your Training Needs

The training offered will change over different periods of the year and in relation to changes in practice, we need to keep this fresh & up to date.