Online Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Illnesses Affecting Children

Online Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Illnesses Affecting Children

Course Information

Online, Various
Level: 2
Start Date: Various
End Date:Various
Days: VAR
Location: Online
Duration: 12 Weeks
Code: CQ5L2CI
Type: Part Time
Fees: Free
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Online, Various
Level: 2
Start Date: Various
End Date:Various
Days: VAR
Location: Online
Duration: 12 Weeks
Code: CQ5L2CI
Type: Part Time
Fees: Free
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Are you looking to study one of our childcare courses from home? Distance learning makes it easy for you to study anytime, anywhere.

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.
 

About the Course

Are you looking to study one of our childcare courses from home? Distance learning makes it easy for you to study anytime, anywhere.



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.

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



This 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.

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

Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if you are eligible.

Progression

This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

Nursery Worker – up to £19,000 per annum.

Childcare Assistant – up to £20,000 per annum.

Entry Requirements

Students need to be working at Level 1 English and should have the ambition to progress into further study, or work.

Assessment

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability whilst studying with CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs. You will be assigned a tutor who will make contact with you prior to you course starting and you will have access to MS Teams to communicate with your tutor and support network. Course work is submitted via our online system and your tutor will mark and return you work to you with feedback

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