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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses

Department

Early Years

Study Mode

Part time

Start Date

Flexible

Duration

16 weeks

Fee

Available at

Course Overview

The aim of this qualification is to increase learner’s knowledge and understanding of common childhood illnesses to enable them to support the development and well-being of infants and children they support and care for.

What will I learn?

The course is made up of three mandatory units as follows:
• 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

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

This course is delivered purely online with digital content. Upon enrolment Learners are sent login details for our e-assessor system where they will access all course materials including workbooks and questions. Learners will also submit all work via this system which will then be marked by an Assessor and feedback provided.

Due to the nature of these Distance Learning courses, the emphasis is very much on self-directed study.

Learners should be able to take all the information needed to complete the course from the Workbooks but will also receive high level support from their Assessor and the Distance Learning Team.

Each unit will have a set deadline so Learners can plan their study time to fit in with these dates.

Entry Requirements

Learners must be aged 19 years or over.

Must have lived in the UK or EAA for the last three years.

Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of London, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the West Midlands Combined Authority, the Tees Valley Combined Authority, the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, the Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority, the Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

What Could I Do Next?

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

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