Learning for Living and Work

Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Certificate Level 2 (Online)

In Brief

Start Date /

This course can be started at any time throughout the academic year and is expected to take between 6-8 weeks to complete.

Entry requirements

You must be aged 19 years or over as at the start of the academic year (31 August).

You will achieve

You will achieve Understanding Behaviour that Challenges (NCFE CACHE) Level 2 qualification.

Course overview

Behaviour that challenges is a way to communicate unmet needs when an individual struggles to communicate their needs in other ways often due to factors such as anxiety, neglect, abuse, learning disabilities and conditions like dementia.

This qualification is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects. By completing the qualification, you will develop in-depth knowledge of behaviour that challenges which could support progression onto other appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care sector.

This qualification would be valuable to those already working in education and health and social care settings.

Course content

You will study the following units;

  • What is meant by the term ‘behaviour that challenges’?
  • How to recognise changes in individuals that may indicate an episode of challenging behaviour
  • The importance of non-verbal communication
  • How reflection on an incident can assist in managing future behaviour

You will study the online handbook provided and work through the modules on a self-study basis. Each module, once completed will be sent to your tutor for marking.

Units are assessed by online; reflective reviews or short answer questions.

You will require the use of a laptop or PC with internet connection.

You will study at home. There is no College attendance required.

You may want to progress onto the following courses

  • Level 2/3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Level 2 qualifications in Mental Health
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2/3 Certificates in Understanding Autism
  • Level 2/3 qualifications for the Children and Young People’s Workforce

How much does the course cost?

This course is fully-funded to anyone who meets the Eligibility Criteria. Eligibility criteria as follows: Candidates must be aged 19 or over on 1 August 2019 If you live in one of the areas listed below, this course will be free! Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster or Sheffield Candidates age 19-23 must already hold a full Level 2 qualification Candidates must have lived within the EU for the last 3 years Not enrolled onto any other course and must not have completed their chosen course previously If the you meet the eligibility criteria these distance learning courses will be provided FREE OF CHARGE within the following guidelines: – You must complete your training successfully within the agreed time scales which will be set at time of induction. Where work is not completed by the expected end date or the candidate withdraws from the course a standard £125 fee per person will be payable by the person undertaking the training.

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

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Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Certificate Level 2 (Online)

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