Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses Level 2
More about the course
The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of common childhood illnesses to enable them to support the development and wellbeing of infants and children they support/care for.
How often does this course run?
Start dates for this course are flexible and can be joined anytime throughout the year. Once you have made your application, one of our advisers will be in touch to discuss your preferred start date.
- A good level of English and Maths is required, for example GCSEs at Grade A*-D
- Equivalent at pass level
What will I achieve?
If you successful complete this course, you will receive a Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses
What will I learn?
Understand how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children
Understand common childhood illnesses
Understand health emergencies and specific health conditions in an early years setting
Different types of infection
How infection is spread
How am I assessed?
Where can I progress?
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses
Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health
This course is free if you are on an income related benefit, or you are on a low income (a household income of less than £20,817 or an independent income of £12,400).
If you are 19 and over, please call our Student Services team to confirm the fee for this course. Course costs may be subject to change.
If you require information on any financial support that may be available to you with fees or study costs on this course, please contact Student Services who will be able to offer advice and assistance on accessing any financial support that may be available.
Adult Funding Changes
Due to the changes in Government funding from the 1st of August 2019, students who resident in postcodes within Merseyside and Greater Manchester may be unable to access funding from training providers and colleges in Lancashire. You may have to pay all associated course and support costs.
To check if your postcode is part of the new devolved funding legislation, please contact our Course Enquiries team for further future.