Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses (Online) 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 learn how to stop cross contamination of common childhood bacterial infections and viruses.
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.
Throughout your studies you will be supported by a personal tutor and will access learning resources and assessments online allowing you fit your studies in with any existing commitments.
This course will be fully subsidised for those who are over 19, have been resident in the UK for three years, with an exception of those who live within a devolved adult education area and those currently enrolled on an apprenticeship – please click here for more information.
Any questions regarding funding eligibility, please contact the Helpzone Team on [email protected].
- 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: £0.00
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.
“During my career I have gained a broad range of skills relating to early years education and childcare, and I can now pass that knowledge on to new learners. It’s fantastic to support learners in achieving their goals and helping them find employment in this rewarding industry.”Stefanie Crinks