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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

Full course title

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses

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  • Currently live in England    
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study    
  • Must be aged 19+    
  • Must not be on an apprenticeship

How to Sign up

Learners may be eligible for funding which means the course won’t cost a thing to complete (subject to eligibility). There is a £125 cancellation fee if a learner enrols and fails to complete or withdraws early from the course. This fee is to cover administration costs. We may be able to offer extensions if learners are unable to meet the set submission deadline. Please read the declaration on the enrolment form carefully before signing up.

What happens after Enrolment?

  1. Submit your enrolment form and get instant access to begin your course
  2. We'll process your funding application, and a tutor will be assigned to support you through your course
  3. Receive text reminders when your work is due
  4. Your work will be marked and returned to you within 7 days
  5. Once you've submitted your work, we'll apply for your certificate

How Learners use this course

By taking this Level 2 Course, you can learn more about childhood illnesses, and be able to support patients and their development/well-being. This qualification would be ideal for those looking to seek a profession in;

  • Nursery Worker (£14,000 to £24,000)
  • Residential Support Worker (£15,000 to £26,000)
  • Child Protection Officer (£25,000 to £40,000)