Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses Level 2
The purpose of this qualification is to increase your knowledge and understanding of common childhood illnesses to enable you to support the development and wellbeing of infants and children you support/care for.
You will explore different types of infection and how they are spread. You will gain knowledge of common childhood illnesses and how to recognise signs and symptoms when a child is unwell. You will explore a range of allergies and food intolerance as well as the purpose of immunisation.
- You should have a genuine interest in this subject
Understand how infection is spread
Ways to minimise cross infection
Healthy initiatives when working with young children
Recognising when a child is unwell
Understanding management of health conditions in an early years setting
Understanding allergies and food intolerance
Please choose your preferred study option below (subject to change).
This course costs: £57.00
If the amount shown is more than £0.00 and you are aged 19 and over at the start of the course, you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to fully subsidised or reduced tuition fees.
This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds (if applicable to the course).
You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment.
To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.
Kelly works as a Lecturer in Further education within the Society, Education and Development department, but mostly teaches across Childcare and Youth Studies qualifications. She has a PGCE in Post 16 Education and has a BA Honours degree in Child Development and Education. Before teaching, Kelly worked with children and young people in a variety of educational environments spanning over 7 years. Her passion lies in children’s learning and education in an outdoor environment and has a huge personal interest in children’s physical and mental health.Kelly Adams