Childcare and Teacher Training

Childcare: Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Level 2 Distance Learning

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course has various start dates throughout the year and will take 6 months to complete.

Entry requirements
  • You should be at least 16 years old
You will achieve

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges.

Last updated: 21st May 2019

Course overview

Explore possible causes which could explain why people behave as they do, helping you to develop your understanding and deal with these situations in an appropriate way. You will look at the impact and possible justification for these behaviours, considering what the root cause could be. This course will equip you with pro-active strategies to support positive behaviour.

Course content

Units include:

  • Understand behaviour that challenges
  • Understand how to support positive behaviour
  • Understand the importance of effective communication and the management of behaviour that challenges
  • Understand the role of reflection and support for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges

How will I be assessed?

Paper based learning materials with online assessment.

What equipment will I need?

Computer and internet access are required.

Where will I study?

You will study through Barnsley College distant learning.

What can I do next?

  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health

How much does the course cost?

Price on application.

Extra information

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Childcare: Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Level 2 Distance Learning