Understanding Common Illnesses Affecting Children

TQUK Certificate , Level 2
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Course Information


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 units/modules

  • Unit 1: Understand how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children
  • Unit 2: Understand common childhood illnesses
  • Unit 3: Understand health emergencies and specific health conditions in an early years setting

Benefits and skills

Benefits of this programme include:

  • Flexible online delivery
  • Assessed via activities so no exams
  • Useful for personal development or seeking employment
  • Study at your own pace

Entry requirements

Aged 19+, Level 1 English.

Assessment types

Written assessments, tasks, and activities.

Course details

Duration: 12 weeks
Study Type: Part time
Course Code: 89221-01

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

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