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Certificate, Level 2

Behaviour that Challenges in Children

This qualification is designed to provide learners with a detailed understanding of behaviour that challenges in children, including how such behaviour can be assessed and the techniques that can help to minimise the effects of behaviours that challenges. You will look at how different coexisting conditions, such as learning disability, a mental health condition, sensory issues and autism can impact on behaviours that challenge.

Completion within 12-16 weeks, although early completion is achievable

Benefits of Study:

  • No need to attend college, work from home at a pace that suits you
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Available at no cost
  • Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
  • Study will enhance your personal and professional skills

The student will learn through the support of relevant materials for the course, with a knowledgeable tutor providing advice and guidance on the course content.


  • Awareness of behaviour that challenges in children
  • Principles of intervention when working with behaviour that challenges in children and young people
  • Behaviour that challenges and mental health in children
  • Behaviour that challenges and learning disabilities
  • Behaviour that challenges, sensory issues and autism
  • Legislation supporting behaviour that challenges in children

You may wish to complete further distance learning courses in: Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health, Awareness of Bullying in Children and Young People or Behaviour that Challenges (not specific to children). You may also be interested in completing a childcare apprenticeship.

No specific entry requirements, however good written English is desirable.

The course is delivered via distance learning, supported by a range of interactive online resources. Work is assessed by the tutor throughout the course from induction to completion.