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Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses

Course Code: CUCCI

Level: 2
Subject area: Childcare, Health & Social Care
Awarding body: NCFE
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Flexible
Duration: Distance learning
When you'll study: Distance learning - Flexible

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About the course

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

What you'll learn

You will study the following units:

  • unit 01 – understand how to provide a safe and healthy environment for babies and young children
  • unit 02 – understand common childhood illnesses
  • unit 03 – understand health emergencies and specific health conditions in an early years setting.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


This qualification is internally assessed using a range of methods.

What's next?

You may progress onto a range of other health and social care distance learning courses at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2020/21 (August 2020 – July 2021). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2021/22.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: CUCCI

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £399

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.