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Understanding Common Childhood Ilnesses NCFE Certificate (Online)

Level 2

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Key Info

Learning Area   Children, Schools & Families
Delivery Mode   Distance Learning
Duration   12 weeks.
Course Code   12984-OTH,12984-OTH-22

Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

Course Type   Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   As required
Fees   Tuition Fees: £405.50

This qualification is great if you're looking to learn more about common childhood illnesses. Whether you look after infants and children as part of your job or in your personal life, this course will give you the knowledge you need to support their development and well-being. 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 You Will Learn

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.

  Entry Requirements

19+, Currently live in England, Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, L1 Literacy Initial Assessment, Computer access

  Work Experience



Online questions and answers with assessor support. Work at your own pace with an experienced assessor on hand to guide you in completing your course.


L2 Adult Care Worker, L2 Early Years Practitioner, L2 Supporting Teaching and Learning




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Clare Reed

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Clare studied the FdA Early Childhood Studies and the BSc Health, Community and Social Sciences. She chose to study at Saltash as the course fitted in well around her work commitments and childcare needs. She enjoyed the opportunities that occurred during her time at the college.

" I managed to gain a Level 3 Paediatric First Aid certificate and attended conferences that I would otherwise not be privy to. I had the opportunity to fundraise for Childrens Hospice Southwest as part of a module and was privileged enough to visit Little Harbour, a truly humbling experience.

I went into employment as the Charity Coordinator and Youth Worker for TICTAC Liskeard. The setting is within Liskeard School and Community College grounds and I love that I have a broad range of experience with children and young people and that I am able to apply the knowledge achieved throughout my studies."

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