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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses

Course Overview

Increase your knowledge and understanding of common childhood illnesses, including how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children. Also learn how to recognise when a baby or child is unwell, and how to manage acute and chronic health conditions in an early years setting.

Whether you are an individual looking to upskill in this area or an employer looking to train your staff, this course will provide all the necessary skills in common childhood illnesses for those working in childcare settings.

Key Information

Course Length
8 to 12 weeks on average

Course Level
Level 2

Awarding Body
TQUK
(E-certificates upon achievement)

Learning Method(s)
Paper materials
Online assessment
Paper assessment

For Individuals

Benefits

  • Paper-based and online course options available
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price
£399.00

Direct Debit
Yes

Funded Course
England and Scotland Only

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

Explore ways to minimise cross infection and maintain a safe and hygienic environment for babies and young children.

Unit 2: Understand common childhood illnesses

Recognise when a child is unwell, and common childhood illnesses that may occur. 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

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.

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With our combination of market-leading learning resources, exceptional customer service and award-winning LMS solutions, we are confident we can assist with your education and training delivery needs.

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