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Understanding Behaviour that Challenges CACHE Certificate level 2 – C5580

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Course Overview

This is a distance learning course for people aged 19 and over. Challenging behaviour is increasingly causing concern today as many individuals have higher levels of stress and uncertainty in their lives. This behaviour can be due to factors such as anxiety, neglect, abuse, learning disabilities and conditions like dementia. Understanding the causes of challenging behaviour is the first step towards finding ways to support individuals and manage their behaviour. Lack of knowledge can be a major barrier to managing behaviour, which means that the right training is essential for anyone dealing with challenging behaviour so they can respond effectively to the triggers, signs and symptoms.

This course is for adults aged 19+

What You'll Learn

Year 1

The qualification consist of the following four mandatory units:
Unit 1 understand behaviour that challenges
Unit 2 Understand how to support positive behaviour
Unit 3 Understand the importance of effective communication and the management of behaviour that challenges
Unit 4 Understand the role of reflection and support for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges

Entry Requirements

You must be aged over 19 and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years and currently be living in England. There is a short initial assessment to complete to ensure the course is the right level for you. If you are aged 19-24 you must already hold a full level 2 qualification.

How you will be assessed

You will receive a resource pack containing two textbooks and two workbooks with submission dates for each part. You are assessed on the answers you supply within the workbooks. This is a knowledge-based course and you will receive feedback on your answers and guidance on how to complete any resubmissions you might have. This could be via post or email. There are no observations or exams.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Total Fees: £0.00

Tuition Fees (19+): £0.00


If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

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Course and Career progression

On completion of the course you will gain a nationally recognised qualification. You may wish to progress onto a higher level programme on the same subject or consider enrolling on to the Dignity and safeguarding or Equality and Diversity level 2 distance learning course to complement this qualification. Being able to add this qualification to your CV may help with job opportunities and career progression.

What Happens Next

Apply online via the College website. You will be contacted to attend an interview if required, or you will be sent a conditional offer according to the entry requirements for the course. You will then be invited in to enrol for your chosen course of study.

For enrol and pay courses: Once you have decided to take the course, you need to fill in a short learner details form online and pay the course fee. Once you have done this, you will receive an electronic confirmation of enrolment and payment.

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