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Online Administration of Medicines to Children – MED01/04

Our online administration of medicines to children course is particularly suited for staff that are working in the childcare, education and early years’ sectors and similar environments in which staff may need to administer medicine. If staff are required to administer medicine to children or need to assist children to take their own medication then this course is ideally suited to their organisation.

This online course is live-streamed using ‘Zoom‘. It’s the same great training achieving high levels of interaction and is still being delivered by a knowledgeable and experienced trainer. Where required all course materials are provided in advance of training, all you need is access to the internet and a suitable device (computer, laptop, I-pad or similar) to join in.

“The course helped me to feel more confident as a new parent-to-be  (FREE Infant and Child Resuscitation). The trainer (Matt) was so approachable and engaging and welcomed questions from us. we really valued the course; it was very helpful – thank you to you all.”

March 2022

Why do our customers choose us?

Acorn Health and Safety Administering Medicines Training and Consultancy

The number of children attending education settings with a variety of medicinal needs has increased over the years - leading to increased importance in arranging for training for staff. We understand that medication training does not only need to cater for the children that require medical assistance - this training also needs to take into consideration not only the needs of the child but also those of the staff team and others such as the LEA, OFSTED and Healthcare Professionals.

Although this course is delivered in an online capacity - we achieve the great levels of interaction that delegates expect during our training courses that are delivered in our premises or off-site. The different teaching methodologies employed, together with our knowledge and experience, and the opportunity for delegates to interact with each other / the trainer ensures that our online training is highly interactive and informative.

Our courses are delivered by Registered Nurses who hold adult teaching qualifications, supported by a professional qualification and considerable, hands-on practical experience which is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.


We teach over 18,000 delegates a year offering training to individuals, groups and entire teams of staff. We are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed yet highly informative style.

How do we approach medication training?

Delegates are informed of the content of policies, procedures and administration recording practices using a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates and includes the following:

  • Review of current practice
  • Legislation
  • Types and classification of medication
  • Storage and disposal
  • Administration of medicine
  • Recording administration
  • Supporting self-administration
  • Practical advice and guidance
  • Plenty of opportunities to ask questions

This course is of 3 hours (half-day) duration.

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What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?

We have made many considerations to ensure that we can deliver the same engaging and informative training in an online capacity as well as an off-line capacity. We will provide delegates with all of the relevant resources including workbooks and handouts electronically before the training course begins. On successful completion of this course, delegates will receive a printed course certificate.

Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have.  You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.

Our ‘administration of medicines to children’ course is just one of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety also provides training and consultancy in fire safetyfood safety, manual handlinghealthcare training and health and safety.

Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost-effective option if you have a number of staff that require training, and in many cases can be adapted to include a reference to local policy, practice and documentation.  These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.

We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.

Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost-effective solution.

Not every course can be 'off the shelf'.

Our tailored health and safety training is aimed at meeting the needs of customers who have specific subjects to be covered within their health and safety staff training.

Find out more

Call our team on 0117 958 2070 or if it’s out of hours or you prefer e-mail –

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Aimed at businesses and individuals requiring specific training or those with only a few members of staff to train our open courses run regularly throughout the year and cover a variety of different subjects.

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