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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses

Ref:
603/3115/X
Sector:
Health, Public Services and Care, Early Years Educator

Level
Level 2
Minimum entry age
16
GLH
120
TQT
142

What does this qualification cover?

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

Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for anyone looking to increase their knowledge of common childhood illness.

What are the entry requirements?

Learners should be at least 16 years old. We do not set any other entry requirements but centres may have their own guidelines.

How is this qualification structured?

Learners must successfully achieve all 3 mandatory units.

How is it assessed?

This qualification is internally assessed using a range of methods.

Do you need to be working to take this qualification?

This is a knowledge-only qualification, therefore, work experience is not mandatory.

What related qualifications can you progress to?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

• Level 2 Certificate in Working with Children in Early Years and Primary Settings
• Level 2 Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children and Young People
• Level 2 Certificate in an Introduction to Early Years Education and Care
• Level 3 Award in Childcare and Education
• Level 2 and 3 qualifications in Supporting Teaching and Learning
• Level 3 Award in Preparing to Work in Home Based Childcare
• Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Early Years Education and Care

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No adaptations have been applied to this qualification other than remote external quality assurance.

Students will need to prepare a portfolio of evidence. We believe that the flexibilities which centres already have with respect to the types of evidence they may use to meet assessment criteria are sufficient to mitigate Covid-related risks.

Further guidance for this qualification can be found below.

AT 6033115X L2 Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses
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