Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

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What does the qualification cover? This qualification is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of behaviour that challenges and its effects. By completing the qualification, you will develop in-depth knowledge of behaviour that challenges and how to respond to behaviour that challenges. Who is it suitable for? This course is suitable for individuals working in early year’s environments, including nurseries and schools such as teaching staff, teaching assistants, nursery workers.  Care workers in adult social care settings such as care homes, residential care, day care and people working with adults with learning disabilities. How is the qualification structured? To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care, you are required to successfully complete the mandatory units:

  • Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
  • Understand How to Support Positive Behaviour
  • Understand the Importance of Effective Communication and the Management of Behaviour that Challenges
  • Understand the Role of Reflection and Support for those Involved in Incidents of Behaviour that Challenges

How is it assessed? To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges, you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units. This is achieved by completing assessments provided in the learning resources. The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges is internally assessed.

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You must be aged 19+ and resided in the EU for the last 3 years in order to access funding.

The course is free*, however, there is a charge of £50 which is payable if the student does not complete the course.

*Funding available subject to eligibility check

Course Summary

Length of study:
Duration: Up to 12 weeks


Term dates

Study campus:
Distance learning

Study option(s):
Part time

Course level:
Level 2

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If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

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