Level 2 Certificate Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses
Health & Social Care
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
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 further your personal and professional development whilst gaining an understanding of risk factors which may affect children and young people. You will be able to understand how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children, understand common childhood illnesses, and understand health emergencies and specific health conditions in an early years setting.
Why should I choose the course?
This qualification is ideal if you're looking to learn more about common childhood illnesses. Whether you look after infants and children as part of your job role or in your personal life, this course will give you the knowledge you need to support their development and wellbeing. As well as learning about common illnesses that occur in childhood, you'll gain insight into providing a safe and healthy environment for babies and children
What will I learn?
This course includes the following modules:
- Understanding how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children
- Understanding common childhood illnesses
- Understanding health emergencies and specific health conditions in an early years setting
What will the course lead on to?
If you are already employed within this sector or hope to be in the future, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you wish to study further, we have a range of relevant qualifications across this subject area, which can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or email@example.com.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
You should have access and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
If you are aged 19-23 you must hold a full level 2 qualification.
If you are currently undertaking an apprenticeship programme you will be exempt from enrolling on this course.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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