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Behaviour that challenges in children

Course Overview

This qualification will develop your understanding of behaviour that challenges in children, including how behaviours can be assessed and the avoidance techniques that can help minimise the effects.  

The course is available to all, although it is particularly interesting to parents and those wishing to work in education or health and social care settings.

During the course you will cover the following units:

Unit 1: Awareness of behaviour that challenges in children

  • Section 1: Understand what is meant by behaviour that challenges
  • Section 2: Understand who may experience behaviour that challenges
  • Section 3: Know how behaviour that challenges can be assessed in children
  • Section 4: Understand the impact behaviour that challenges can have.

Unit 2: Principles of intervention when working with behaviour that challenges in children and young people

  • Section 1: Understand how strategies can help promote positive behaviour
  • Section 2: Understand how to record incidents
  • Section 3: Know how to avoid behaviour that challenges in children
  • Section 4: Know the importance of safe physical intervention.

Unit 3: Behaviour that challenges and mental health in children

  • Section 1: Understand the characteristics of mental health
  • Section 2: Understand how UK legislation can support the human rights of children with a mental health condition
  • Section 3: Know how mental health affects behaviours that challenge in children
  • Section 4: Know how to support children with a mental health condition experiencing behaviour that challenges.

Unit 4: Behaviour that challenges and learning disabilities

  • Section 1: Understand the characteristics of learning disabilities
  • Section 2: Understand how UK legislation can support the human rights of children with a learning disability
  • Section 3: Understand typical behaviour that challenges expressed by those with a learning disability
  • Section 4: Know how to support children with a learning disability experiencing behaviour that challenges.

Unit 5: Behaviour that challenges, sensory issues and autism

  • Section 1: Understand the characteristics of sensory issues and autism
  • Section 2: Understand how UK legislation can support the human rights of children with sensory issues and autism
  • Section 3: Understand typical behaviour that challenges in children expressed by those with sensory issues and autism
  • Section 4: Know how to support children with sensory issues and autism experiencing behaviour that challenges.

Unit 6: Legislation supporting behaviour that challenges in children

  • Section 1: Understand legislation supporting behaviour that challenges in children
  • Section 2: Understand wider support available when working with children with behaviour that challenges.

In addition to the skills you will develop throughout your distance learning programme you will also develop a range of transferable skills including communication skills, time management and digital skills.

If you are seeking employment, UCQ can support you in developing employability skills to help you progression into work or volunteering, providing advice and support in job search, application form and CV completion and interview preparation.

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Course Information

Title: Behaviour that challenges in children


  Duration: Up to 10 weeks, however, flexible to meet individual need.


  Upon successful completion of a programme, students will achieve the TQUK Level 2 qualification


  Transferable skills developed will include:

  • Communication skills
  • Literacy skills
  • Using technology
  • Problem solving
  • Personal motivation and organisation skills
  • Research

  Start date are flexible; students can enrol throughout the year and study at a time and place to suit their circumstances.


Each student will receive a dedicated tutor who will provide regular remote delivery supported by interactive study guides and assessment packs.


  Study Format: Tutorials; work activity; assessment and robust feedback.


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