Learning for Living and Work

Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Certificate Level 2 (Online)

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The next start date is September 2022. 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?

Please contact the Information Team to discuss possible funding streams as follows: Call (01226) 216123 or email us at info@barnsley.ac.uk    

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

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

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Certificate Level 2 (Online)

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