Common Childhood Illnesses

Common Childhood Illnesses


The learner support materials will be made up of three workbooks that will cover:

Workbook 1

•  Understand how infection is spread

•  Understand ways to minimise cross infection when working with babies and young children

•  Understand the role of policies and procedures to maintain a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children

•  Understand the role of healthy initiatives when working with babies, young children and families

Workbook 2

•  Understand how to recognise when a baby or young child is unwell

•  Understand how to support and care for a baby or young child who is unwell in the early years setting

•  Understand the policies and procedures relating to the care of babies and young children who are unwell in an early years setting

Workbook 3

•  Understand accidents that may occur in an early years setting

•  Understand serious illness in babies and young children

•  Understand the management of acute and chronic health conditions in an early years setting

•  Understand allergies and food intolerance

Course overview:

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners’ knowledge and understanding of common childhood illnesses to enable them to support the development and well being of infants and children they support/care for.

Key Information:
Awarding BodyNCFE/CACHE
Course LevelLevel 2
FundingFully Funded
Learning Method(s)

Online assessment

Paper assessment

Course Duration6 Weeks
Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates must be aged 19 or over based on the academic year. 
Candidates must be employed or in receipt of benefits, evidence of this may be required. 
Candidates must have lived in the EU for the last 3 years. 
Candidates should inform We Find Any Learner of any other course/educational programme they may be studying. 
Please note we can only fund Distance Learners in England.