Qualification number: 603/2944/0
Credit value: 15
Guided learning hours: 125
Total qualification time: 150
Delivery method: Classroom/ distance learning
Min./Max. learners for classroom-based courses: 3/30
Minimum age to enrol: 18+
WHO IS THE COURSE DESIGNED FOR
This course is designed to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects and will support their progression into relevant employment.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification in healthcare, social care, childcare or supporting learning.
This qualification is designed to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects.
By completing the qualification, learners 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.
It could be useful to learners working in education settings.
Unit 1: Understand behaviour that challenges
This unit will enable you to understand how behaviour can be perceived as challenging. You will discover the underlying issues that affect behaviour and the impact it can have on others.
Unit 2: Understand how to support positive behaviour
This unit will help you to identify behavioural changes and triggers that may escalate behaviour. You will consider how strategies and support plans can promote positive behaviour. Throughout this unit, you will also gain an understanding of legislation that protects the rights of the individual.
Unit 3: Understand the importance of effective communication and the management of behaviour that challenges
This unit will increase your understanding of the impact communication can have on the management of behaviour that challenges. You will also discover how positive reinforcement and other techniques can de-escalate behaviour.
Unit 4: Understand the role of reflection and support for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges.
This unit highlights the importance of reflection following an incident of behaviour that challenges. This unit focuses on understanding the consequences of your actions and how to maintain your own well-being.
After the course competition, learners will have access to the exam questions.
Learners are required to give written responses to questions provided with the learning materials. We recommend that learners complete and submit their written assessments electronically.
The course requires you to submit 2 written assessments and you have 4 weeks to submit each one.
Where a learner has achieved between 71%-79% in the examination the learner may re-sit the examination. This can either be on the same day or by resitting the exam by next 4 weeks.
When a learner scores is less than 50% in the final examination, the learner must retake the course again before they can re-sit the examination.
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