BTEC Specialist qualifications Understanding the Safe Use of Medicines

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Here you’ll find support for teaching and studying our Level 4 BTEC Professional qualifications for Understanding the Safe Use of Medicines. These qualifications, accredited on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), help learners develop the skills and knowledge they need to work as a first responder.

Units offered include: understanding the roles and responsibilities of the first responder, recognition and management of medical conditions and developing the competencies of incident management.

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BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Use of Medicines specification
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Qualification type:
BTEC Specialist qualification
Qualification title:
Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Use of Medicines
Level 2
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England and Northern Ireland
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  • 31 August 2022 ? This is the date by which we must have decided to extend, withdraw or replace a qualification.

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What are BTEC Specialist qualifications?

The BTEC Specialist suite includes hundreds of work-related qualifications from level 1 to level 3. By giving you the valuable skills, knowledge and understanding wanted in the workplace, they give you the opportunity to enhance your employability and progress in your chosen career.

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