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Level 2 in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses

  1. CampusDirect Offsite
  2. Course Length12 Weeks
  3. Type of CoursePart Time
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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The Details

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.


? 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

Other Important Info

? Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
? Further your personal and professional development
? No need to formally attend a college, meaning that you can learn in your own time
? Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference
? Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
? Free courses for adults
? Eligibility criteria will be checked on application

Future Prospects

By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own personal and professional development, which could also support you in improving your career prospects. You can progress onto another Level 2 or a Level 3 Course and continue your studies.

Entry Requirements

? Candidates MUST be aged 19 plus
? Lived in the EU for 3 years
? Must have access to a computer and have WIFI

Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training.
  • Our career advisers booked 1024 careers interviews in 2019-2020! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.