Distance Learning
Fee Information

Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2016 to July 2017) and are subject to change next year.

Our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are usually free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.

If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.

If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 19 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out an Advanced Learning Loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.

International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.

For more information, see our guide to fees.


About this course

Modern medicines are powerful substances which have beneficial effects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe consequences, including death. Having good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication.

Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

  • Evidence your competency in handling medication to employers

  • Further your personal and professional development

  • Create better preventative care by identifying how to maintain stock and record, store and dispose of medication appropriately

  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
Entry Requirements

You must be aged 19 or over and have lived in the EU/EEA for the past 3 years.

Study Methods

What you will learn

  • Understand Medication and Prescriptions

  • Supply, Storage and Disposal of Medication

  • Understand the Requirements for the Safe Administrations of Medication

  • Record-keeping and Audit Processes for Medication

Enrolment

We look forward to welcoming you to Ealing, Hammersmith and West London's College. We are enrolling now. Come along to the College to enrol directly. See our enrolment dates and times. www.wlc.ac.uk/enrol