Administration of Medicines in Schools


The aim of this Medication Administration training in Schools is to greater increase your knowledge on how to implement and maintain a safe and effective system for administering medication. The key points covered in this course are:

  • Identify the laws
  • Requirements for record keeping
  • Plan for activities outside of school
  • Policies and procedures
  • Safe practice in administering medication
  • Training requirements for schools


This Administration of Medication in Schools training course teaches staff the requirements for record keeping, how to plan for activities outside of schools, recognise the principles for safe practice in administering medication, how to administer prescribed medicine, and the laws that apply to the administration of medication in schools.

All staff have a duty of care towards the children in their care, and pupils at school with medical conditions should be properly supported so they have full access to education including school trips and physical education. Therefore, schools and early year settings must have procedures and policies in place for the administration of medication to children and young people in order to clarify responsibilities.

This CPD accredited Administration of Medication in Schools online course will provide your staff with the correct knowledge and skills, and ensure your organisation remains compliant.

Administration of Medicines in Schools


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