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Experts in Schools Medicines Training

Comprehensive A-Z medicines training courses for schools and colleges that cover everything you need to know about administering medicines.

Train all of your staff to safely administer medicines within your school or college.


Courses are available for:

  • Boarding Schools
  • Day Schools
  • Special Schools
  • Colleges
  • International Summer Schools
  • Nurseries, Childminders and Early Years

Our e-learning courses are interactive, easy to use and contain real life examples. Our half-day face to face courses are delivered by qualified Pharmacists.

When schools and colleges need support in handling medicines, here’s what they do…

  • E-learning or face to face medicines training with Opus

  • Ask Opus to review their medicines policy and audit procedures

  • Receive free ongoing advice and support from the Opus Pharmacy Team
For e-learning licences ONLY.
Schools Medication Training

Medicines Awareness

Medicines Awareness Course for Schools
(E-learning)

Medicines Awareness Refresher Course for Schools
(E-learning)

Medicines Awareness Course for Schools
(Face to face - Maximum of 16 per session)

Medicines Management and Competency Assessment in Schools
(Face to face - Maximum of 10 per session)

Medical Conditions Awareness

Diabetes Awareness
(E-learning, Face to face, Distance Learning Workbook)

Asthma Awareness
(E-learning, Face to face)

Allergy and anaphylaxis Awareness
(Face to face)

Epilepsy Awareness
(Face to face)


Latest News

NEW - Schools Advanced Distance Learning Workbook and Resource Pack

An advanced self-study distance learning course and resource pack for school nurses or senior school staff who are responsible for supporting pupils with their medicines and who manage medicines in school or college. Includes a comprehensive paper-based Competency Assessment tool and a detailed Audit Tool.

Click here to buy now.

Schools - New for September 2015

The Opus Managing Medicines Packs for Day Schools and Boarding Schools include all the forms required for schools to meet Ofsted guidelines on medicines handling. The forms within these comprehensive packs provide a complete recording system for schools.

All forms can be customised to meet your school’s requirements.

Click here to buy now.

Schools Medicines Awareness Refresher

Our refresher e-learning course is now available and is suitable for all staff who have completed the Schools Medicines awareness Course.

The refresher:

  • Keeps you updated to ensure you follow current best practice guidance
  • Takes you through a series of scenarios and real life situations to reinforce your knowledge
  • Ensures the pupils you support continue to receive their medicines safely and appropriately

Click here for more information on our schools refresher course.

Schools – “Supporting Pupils”

  • NEW Updated Schools Medicines Awareness Course in line with the “Supporting Pupils” guidance - click here to see the guidance
  • Supporting Pupils with Medical Conditions including:
    • Diabetes (bite size e-learning) ONLY £15
    • Asthma (bite size e-learning) ONLY £15
    • Allergy and anaphylaxis
    • Epilepsy
  • Guidance on the Use of Emergency Salbutamol Inhalers in Schools – click here to see the guidance

Call the experts today to get your training and procedures up to date.

Department for Education Guidance
Click on the image above to view the Department for Education guidance on "Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions".
Our courses are in line with Ofsted guidance
How OPUS e-learning can help you...
  • Staff can be trained quickly and easily
    • Faster delivery
    • Easy to log on
    • Can be done in bite sized chunks
    • Interactive
    • Includes voice-over to reinforce learning (Medicines awareness courses)

  • Cost-effective
    • Training can be delivered “on demand” whenever and wherever it is needed
    • No travel costs
    • No minimum numbers

  • Certificate available immediately
    • Print your own after you do the assessment

  • Can be used as a reference source
    • Licences are valid for one year from activation so you can look back at the course material
    • Course is constantly updated in line with current guidance

  • Training is evidenced
    • The Learning Management System allows you to easily monitor and track progress
    • Easy to evidence training to Ofsted

  • Support and advice given
    • Ask The Pharmacist facility enables learners to ask questions and get the answer from a Pharmacist
    • Email Pharmacist support and advice service offered following training
    • Free friendly IT support if needed

  • In line with Ofsted and Department of Education guidance
Can’t find the training or course option you want? Just email us at info@opuspharmserve.com or call us on 0333 939 0053 to discuss what you’re looking for. We regularly add to our course portfolio and adapt existing training to specific end user requirements.