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Level 2 Certificate in

Common Childhood Illnesses

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.

This qualification is suitable for anyone looking to increase their knowledge of common childhood illness.

There are 3 mandatory units in this course:

  • Understand how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children

  • Understand common childhood illnesses

  • Understand health emergencies and specific health conditions in an early years setting

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools and Colleges

  • Level 2 Certificate Introducing Caring for Children and Young People

  • Level 2 Certificate in An Introduction to Early Years Education and Care

  • Level 2 and 3 qualifications in Supporting Teaching and Learning

  • Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare

  • Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Early Years Education and Care