In-depth course on child health care.
This course not only covers all aspects of child health and all the underpinning knowledge for Level 3 Early Years Care courses, but also provides the most up-to-date information on current issues affecting child health care.
ยท Includes full-colour photographic sections to clearly show the different conditions such as skin rashes and first aid.
ยท Offers plenty of practical advice on promoting and maintaining health in babies and young children.
ยท Clearly explains the causes and effects of ill health.
ยท Includes a practical section on recognising and dealing with illness, including administering medicines and record keeping.
ยท Ideal supporting course for students already studying for NVQ and SVQ 3 in Early Years Care and Education, CACHE Diploma in Child Care and Education, BTEC National in Early Years. CACHE Professional Development Awards.
There are no previous skills or qualifications needed to register for this study programme.
This course consists of 3 modules containing ten individual units in total. Assignments are completed during and after each one.
Part 1 Promoting and Maintaining Health
Chapter 1: What is child health?
Chapter 2: The factors affecting health in children
Chapter 3: Keeping children healthy
Part 2 Recognising and dealing with Illness
Chapter 4: Recognising general signs of illness in children
Chapter 5: The main conditions affecting babies under 1 year
Chapter 6: The main conditions affecting children 1-8 years old
Chapter 7: Accident prevention and first aid
Part 3 Working with Sick Children
Chapter 8: Caring for sick children
Chapter 9: Caring for children in hospital and with chronic illness
Chapter 10: Child health surveillance and screening
What qualification is awarded upon completion?
Every successful student will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Baby and Child Health Care.
How long will this course take to complete and do I have to complete within a certain time?
Students can register for this course at any time. Average completion time is approximately 80 hours overall, however you may take as long as you wish to complete. There is no time limit at all.
What is included in the price of my course?
Blank CD for storing coursework.
Unlimited email support (Monday to Friday)
This course comes enclosed in a study bag enabling you to transport your course anywhere you wish. Giving you total flexibility.
What if I need to ask a question relating to my course?
All students can email student support with any questions they may have from Monday to Friday 9am - 9pm.
How is my Coursework assessed?
You will be required to submit your assignments via email or alternatively you can use the freepost envelopes supplied in your study pack. (Freepost available to UK students only). Once received it will be assessed by student support and a report issued on your progress with any relevant comments. Three grades can be achieved PASS, MERIT or DISTINCTION. All assignments can be re-submitted for re-grading if necessary.
Will I be required to sit an exam?
This course is completed using continual assessment. Allowing us to closely monitor your progress. Therefore no examination is required.