Medication and Domiciliary Care (Level 2) Course

UK Learning College
Course summary
Length: 12 weeks
Price: 311.30 GBP
Location: Distance
Next available date: Start anytime - Distance

Medication and Domiciliary Care (Level 2) Course

Course Overview

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.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Entry 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.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


This is a dual certification course. You will receive a certificate from both the College and also the National Awarding body NCFE. Fees for both are included in the course fee.

Qualification One: Medication and Domiciliary Care Certificate

Medication and Domiciliary CareCertificate issued by the UK Learning College, entitling you to use the letters UKLC Cert after your name.

Qualification Two: Medication and Domiciliary Care Level 2 Award 

This course leads to a Level 2 for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

In Scotland this course leads to a Level 5 for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for Scotland.

In Ireland this course leads to a Level 4 for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for Ireland.
This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 2 (using Ofqual's Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.
This course has been designed to meet specific learner requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited by NCFE.

About NCFE

NCFE is a registered accreditor and has a strong heritage in learning, going back over 150 years. NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Training Course Content

Course Key Topics

The Level 2 Award in Medication and Domiciliary Care is divided into seven comprehensive modules. 


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


Enrolment Fees

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.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £99.25 and then 4 equal payments of £53 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

Payment Method
Pay in Full (Paper Version)
Instalment Plan (Paper Version)
£53 X 4

Delivery Charges:

Free Delivery for UK Mainland Students
Additional £25 for students in Europe
Additional £40 for Students in Rest of the world
Note: Instalment Plan is not available to our International Students.

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