CACHE Pathway 15 – Level 2 Certificate – Understanding Childhood Illness – Beeston

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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.

Course Information

This qualification can be used by a wide range of learners looking to improve their knowledge and awareness of children and young people’s childhood illness.

You will gain a valuable qualification which will enhance your CV and future career opportunities. You will be supported online by experienced tutors who will help to guide you through your learning programme. Full training will be given to enable you to access the learning experiences provided online.


Who is this course for?

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

Units / Modules

Learners are required to successfully complete 3 mandatory units:

  • Understand how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children Knowledge
  • Understand common childhood illnesses
  • Understand health emergencies and specific health conditions in an early years setting

Benefits / Skills

  • Accredited qualification to enhance your CV
  • Greater awareness of how to identify common childhood illness
  • A foundation for progression onto further study
  • Support from experienced tutors with industry experience
  • Develop wider skills in using technology through online learning activities

Assessment Types

Learners must complete a portfolio of evidence. There is also continuous assessment which includes written tasks and activities, case studies and project work.

Entry Requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • There are no formal entry or experience requirements, however you will need to be at Level 1 for literacy

Career Progression

Qualifications/Careers in Early Years, School or Health and Social Care.

Course Details


12 Weeks

Study Type

Part time

Start Date


Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts

Available to study online or in a centre with weekly Meet or class


Experienced teachers of adult learners

Extra Curriculum

Enhances employability in the Early Years School or Health and Social Care Sector

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