Common Baby Illnesses
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses
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.
Would any of your employees benefit from completing one of our childcare qualifications?
This qualification aims to equip your employees 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, your employees could progress on to one of our other childcare qualifications, such as the Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People.
Unit 1: Understand how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children
This unit will explore ways your employees can minimise cross infection and maintain a safe and hygienic environment for babies and young children.
Unit 2: Understand common childhood illnesses
This unit will help your employees recognise when a child is unwell, and common childhood illnesses that may occur. Your staff 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
This unit will allow your employees to 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 for the business:
Benefits for the employee:
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Safeguarding Adults and Children
Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People
Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
Early Years Educator
|Full cost||Direct debit||Fully funded|
|£399||Initial payment of £39.90, 6 monthly payments of £59.85||To be eligible you must: