This online course will enable you to gain additional skills and a qualification without disrupting your day-to-day life. You will have access to specialist support from dedicated tutors throughout the programme.
By studying this course you will gain an understanding of how behaviour can be perceived as challenging. You will investigate the underlying issues that affect behaviour and the impact it can have on others. You will learn how to identify behavioural changes and triggers that may escalate behaviour. You will then investigate how strategies and support plans can promote positive behaviour. Legislation that protects the rights of the individual will also be investigated. You will gain an understanding of the impact communication can have on the management of behaviour that challenges. You will investigate the role of positive reinforcement and techniques to de-escalate behaviour. You will also gain an understanding of referral services available to support the individual.
The units you will study are:
1. Understand behaviour that challenges
2. Understand how to support positive behaviour
3. Understand the importance of effective communication and the management of behaviour that challenges
4. Understand the role of reflection and support for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges
Once it has been confirmed that you have fully completed the course, there are several next steps that you can take. You can go on to study another level two distance learning course. Or you could move on to one of our Level 3 Distance Learning courses. Alternatively, you could enrol on to our Access to Higher Education course (subject to interview) or the Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools qualification (subject to entry requirements).
By completing any of the above courses, you will gain the skills and knowledge that employers find desirable. It is also a great opportunity for continuous professional development.
You will be provided with a resource pack with assessment booklets to complete. There is also an option to study this course online via our bespoke e-learning portal.
Please note that an administration charge of £100 will be charged if you do not complete the course within the allocated 16 weeks.