Increase your knowledge and understanding of common childhood illnesses, including how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children.
Also learn how to recognise when a baby or child is unwell, and how to manage acute and chronic health conditions in an early years setting.
Whether you are an individual looking to upskill in this area or an employer looking to train your staff, this course will provide all the necessary skills in common childhood illnesses for those working in childcare settings.
Course Length: 16 weeks on average
Awarding Body: TQUK (E-certificates upon achievement)
Learning Method(s): Online materials and assessment
There is no prior qualification needed to access this course however; learners must be aged 16 years or over.
This course is part of our fully funded range of Level 2 courses so is free to the majority of learners – eligibility criteria applies.
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.
This is a guide to the eligibility criteria if you are not sure about anything please get in touch with us.
- Learner will be undertaking their learning within England
- Learner is aged 19 or above
Learners aged 19-23 year olds must have already achieved a level 2 qualification or equivalent
- For learners aged 24+ there are no formal entry requirement but they would find it helpful to have a good standard of English and Math’s
- Learners are a resident of the EEU (European Economic Area) and have been for at least 3 years
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