Course Code: SC1FE401 Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses - Level 2 Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration / Fees 16 Apr 2024 Bispham Campus 10 Weeks / £811 Apply now Overview Is this course for me? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary Course Overview This qualification will increase knowledge and understanding of common childhood illnesses and consequently support the development and wellbeing of infants and children. The course is delivered remotely and runs over 3 weeks with 3 hours of scheduled contact time each week. You will be assigned a subject specialist course tutor who will deliver the live scheduled sessions. The tutor will also be available for weekly support and to guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification. Entry Requirements No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 on the 31 August before the course start date. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Qualification ObtainedCertificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses Entry Requirements No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 on the 31 August before the course start date. Tuition Fees Read our tuition fees guide. Assessment Methods Learners must complete 3 mandatory units, which include: 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 Learners will complete their written work within unit related workbooks. Qualification Obtained Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: NCFE Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions. Teaching and Learning Methods This course will be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 12 consecutive weeks (term time only) from the course start date. It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks. Industry Placement and Field Trips This is a knowledge-only qualification; there are no work placements and no field trips on this programme. Other Costs and Equipment Needed As this course is delivered online, regular access to IT is essential in order to attend the sessions and to complete the assessment tasks/electronic workbooks. All other equipment/resources you require for this course are provided by B&FC at no extra cost. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Career Options and Progression You will be able to use the knowledge from the qualification within any role in which you support or care for children. This could include: administrative roles site support roles technical roles and volunteers roles that work directly with children and young people in the childcare or learning environment. The specialist knowledge this course provides will enhance individuals’ employment opportunities as well as support progression to related further study.