About the course
In the UK alone, there are 30,000 people with a severe learning disability whose behaviour can challenge. However , behaviour that challenges is not limited to people with learning disabilities, which is why it is vital to raise awareness and understanding of this type of behaviour and its effects.
This course will equip learners with a detailed understanding of behaviour that challenges, including how to support positive behaviour, the importance of effective communication in managing behaviour, and the role of reflection and support for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges.
Who will Benefit from the Course
This course is ideal for learners who wish to develop an in-depth knowledge of behaviour that challenges in order to progress into related employment in health and social care. Anyone who currently works in education or health and social care settings would also benefit from the course.
This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 or above.
Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study as long as you meet the identified unit deadlines.
This Course is Available:
The course is 100% online and on demand. Each unit has a deadline but learners can complete the programme at any time before this deadline at a time that fits around existing commitments. Learners must have access to a laptop, computer or tablet (phones cannot be used) and have internet access.
What you will Learn
Unit 1: Understand behaviour that challenges
In this unit you will learn about 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
In this unit you will learn about 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.
• Gain a nationally recognised qualification
• Establish a long-standing career pathway within the health and social care sector
• Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study
• Study will enhance both your personal skills and professional development
- The course fees for this course is £249.
- Students may be eligible for a fully funded place. Forms will be provided to assess this after application but as a guide students must be:
* Eligible to live and work in the UK
*Unemployed and in receipt of benefits (this will usually be universal credit- please note carers allowance cannot be used as evidence towards funding )
*Earning below £18 135 (Liverpool City Region residents) OR £17 004 (please contact us if you live an another devolved authority)
To confirm eligibility we will need evidence in the form of pay slips or benefits statements
Learners are expected to be IT literate
All applicants will be asked to take an online English assessment prior to enrolment.
Learners should be able to commit sufficient time to complete the course. it will take people differing amounts of time to complete this course however the published course hours are 120.