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Medication Awareness in Education

CPD & Skills for Care Approved

This training is specifically targeted at adults working within the education sector. It provides an overview of how to care for a child as well as their medical needs. As well as this, the legal responsibility that each adult has for a child. Efficiently trained staff will reduce the risk of harm to both students and staff.

Course Description

This online Medication Awareness Training for Schools is designed for the use of adults specifically working in Education. Employees will learn how to look out for children who self medicate and what to do in an emergency.

The training course can be completed in just 40 minutes and covers some important topics such as, reading pharmacists labels, how to administer medications and the legal responsibilities for schools and school policies.

Target Audience

This Medication Awareness Training for schools’ course is specifically targeted at adults working in the education sector. It provides an overview of how to care for a child with medical needs; the legal responsibilities involved; and how to deliver, store, and dispose of medication and effectively manage dosing by various health and safety rules. It’s the perfect online course to support practical training.


This online Medication Awareness in Education course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD & Skills for Care.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the legal responsibilities for school governors to teaching staff and parents
  • Learn how to look after children who self medicate, how to handle an emergency situation and covertly administer medication
  • Learn how to read pharmacist’s labels, how to deliver, store and dispose of medication

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Medication Awareness in Education 1 The Law and School Policy 70%
Medication Awareness in Education 2 Medication 70%
Medication Awareness in Education 3 Handling and Administering Medication 70%
Medication Awareness in Education 4 Managing Medical Needs 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


40 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Multiple User & Bulk Purchase Discounts Available. Please call for details.

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