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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses

  • Course Type: Distance Learning

What can this course lead to?

On successful completion of this qualification, you could progress to:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings
  • Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education

Who is it for?

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 and care for.

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.

What is covered?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses, learners are required to successfully complete 3 units:

  • Unit 01 Understand how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children
  • Unit 02 Understand common childhood illnesses
  • Unit 03 Understand health emergencies and specific health conditions in an early years setting

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

You need to be aged 19 or over at the start of the current academic year to be able to enrol on one of our Distance Learning courses.

You will also need to be working at or above Level 1 in English.

We will assess your level of English before we enrol you onto the course and can signpost you to our Functional Skills English courses to upskill if necessary.

Start date: Rolling

Course Code
PJSXDL3AP-33
Location
Online
Duration
12 weeks
Fees
Fully funded
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The support I received from my support worker and my teachers has helped me gain new skills and develop my knowledge and confidence.

Brandon Harris
Health and Social Care 1, 2 and 3

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