Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses Affecting Children

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses Affecting Children

This qualification aims to equip you with a strong understanding of common childhood illnesses, including how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children, how to recognise when a baby or child is unwell, and how to manage acute and chronic health conditions in an early years setting.

Upon completion of this course, you could study one of our other childcare courses from home, such as the Level 2 Certificate in Caring for Children and Young People.

uNITS

Unit 1: Understand how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children

In this unit, you will explore ways to minimise cross infection and maintain a safe and hygienic environment for babies and young children.

Unit 2: Understand common childhood illnesses

Within this unit you will learn aboutThis unit will help you to recognise when a child is unwell, and common childhood illnesses that may occur. You will also consider the policies and procedures relating to unwell children in an early years setting.

Unit 3: Understand health emergencies and specific health conditions in an early years setting

In the final unit of this course, you will consider the role of the practitioner in relation to common accidents and basic first aid, as well as serious illness requiring emergency support. Acute and chronic health conditions, including how to manage allergies in the setting, will also be covered.

Benefits

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries

Key Information

Cost

Awarding Body

Duration

Delivery

Fully Funded*

TQUK

8-12 weeks average course length

Paper based learning materials with online assessment or

Paper based learning materials and paper based assessment

To be eligible for funding you must be aged 19 or over, have been living in the European Union for the last 3 years and have not previously completed the course you are wanting to enrol on.

If you do not complete the course, you may be liable to a £100 resource and registration fee.