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Care Academy adds Administration of Medication to course portfolio


EdgeWorks™ has recently launched our Administration of Medication training course in Care Academy.

The e-learning course covers the Knowledge requirements of the Health and Social Care NVQ optional Unit 375, including:

  • Legislation and organisational policy and procedures.
  • Drug storage (such as medical and legal regulations, local pharmacy policy).
  • Drug handling, preparation and administration.
  • Health and safety when dealing with drugs (eg COSHH).
  • Theory and practice.
  • Care and support.
  • Pharmacology.
  • Materials and equipment e.g. medication aids.
  • Reporting, recording and documentation.

Written by industry experts and reviewed by CSCI (now CQC), the course will  ensure staff receive training in line with national minimum standards and when
supported with workplace supervision, will exceed inspection requirements.


Care-Academy key features - Content


All of our e-learning content is designed to exceed minimum standards giving you absolute confidence in the quality of training provided to employees. It is written by industry respected Subject Matter Experts and accredited by nationally recognised Awarding Bodies including Skillsfirst, NCFE and City & Guilds.


Learner Guarantee

We guarantee that any learner who completes our learning and assessment will be ‘fit-for-work’ and will meet the learning outcomes applicable to their course or qualification. In the unlikely event of an issue being raised, we will provide access to further training from within our portfolio at no extra cost. This means we share the risk of achieving 100% compliance with you.



We update our content in line with changes to legislation at no cost to you the client. Therefore you can rest assured that our content will always reflect industry best practice.


Structured Learner Pathway

We offer a fully integrated pathway from induction, specialist course and mandatory refresher training through to fully accredited qualifications. This means your learner's can quickly progress from new employee through to qualified worker with the minimum support. This reduces your cost of ongoing support and frees up your training personnel to provide higher value training interventions.