Course Overview

This qualification is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects.

By completing this 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 childcare or health and social care sector. This could be useful if you are currently working in education settings.

The qualification will support you in your current job role or future job roles when supporting children, young people or adults with learning disabilities or those who may display challenging behaviour.

You may complete this qualification in 12 months or less. You will need to attend college one session per week in term time however this may be negotiable and different attendance models may be available including delivery in the workplace or online learning.

Course Structure

Units include:

  • Understanding Behaviour That Challenges
  • Understanding How to Support Positive Behaviour
  • Understanding the Importance of Effective Communication and the Management of Behaviour That Challenges
  • Understanding the Role of Reflection and Support for Those Involved in Incidents of Behaviour That Challenges.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, you may find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 1 qualification in healthcare, social care, childcare or supporting learning.

You do not need to be working or undertaking practical placements to take this qualification however if you are working, volunteering or on practical placement this would support your learning and development.

This course may be fully funded. Please enquire for details.

How Will I Learn?

You will be assessed by your tutor using a range of methods.

This could include:

  • Direct observation in the workplace
  • A portfolio of evidence
  • Written assignments
  • A set task.

Skills You Will Develop

Successful completion of the Certificate provides a direct progression route to 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 and Level 2/3 qualifications for the Children and Young People’s Workforce or Supporting Teaching and Learning in School.

Information, Advice and Support

Careers Guidance

Help with choosing the right course and with thinking about where this might take you in the future.
Tel: 01274 433043
Email: [email protected]

Student Finance

Money matters - you may be entitled to financial support whilst you study.
Tel: 01274 433246.
Email: [email protected]

Learning Support

Support for applicants with a learning difficulty, disability, illness or other learning need.
Tel: 01274 438999
Email: [email protected]

For all other queries call 01274 088088

Tuition Fees

If you are aged 19+ and studying a Further Education Course at Bradford College, you may have to pay course fees. Course fees are dependent on the number of hours and which course is being taken. Actual costs can be obtained from our FE Registry team.
Tel: 01274 433172
Email: [email protected].