Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Distance Learning Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The duration of the course is 16-20 weeks. Guided learning hours are 8-10 hours per week dependent upon learners’ knowledge of the subject.
This qualification is designed to increase learners’ awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects.

By completing this 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.

This qualification would be valuable to learners already, or new to working in education and health and social care settings.

Unit 1 – Understand Behaviour that Challenges

  • Section 1 Understand behaviour that challenges
  • Section 2 Understand the reasons why people present with behaviour that is perceived as challenging
  • Section 3 Understand the impact of behaviour that challenges

Unit 2 – Understand How to Support Positive Behaviour

  • Section 1 Understand how to identify when an individual’s behaviour may escalate
  • Section 2 Understand strategies to support positive behaviour
  • Section 3 Understand how the rights of individuals are protected

Unit 3 – Understand the importance of effective communication and the management of behaviour that challenges

  • Section 1 Understand communication in managing behaviour
  • Section 2 Understand how to manage behaviour that challenges
  • Section 3 Understand the roles of others in supporting individuals who exhibit behaviour that is perceived as challenging

Unit 4 – Understand the role of reflection and support for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges

  • Section 1 Understand the benefits of reflection following episodes of behaviour that challenges
  • Section 2 Understand the support available to maintain own wellbeing

Assessment Methods

Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Course Summary

Course Title Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Distance Learning Level 2
Entry Requirements

Eligibility for FREE Level 2 Distance Learning courses:

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/19

  • Must have lived in the EU for the last three years

  • Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of
    Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley
    and the West Midlands.

  • Must have a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (i.e QCF
    Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE
    grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First
    Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level


  • Unemployed and claiming benefits, and using the qualification to obtain

An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the

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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

Myles Fisher

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