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Start date: 01/10/2018 - SGS Filton
End date: 30/07/2019
Duration: 1 year
Course length: N/A
Code: 77972
Cost: N/A

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Course Detail

Level 2 Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

Full time course


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 which could support progression onto other appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment in the health and social care sector and in education

What will I study?

Modules studied will be understanding behaviour, how to support positive behaviour, communication, behaviour management and understanding the role of reflection and support for those involved in incidents of behaviour that challenges

Maths and English

A key requirement to obtaining many jobs is achieving a good standard of English and Maths, therefore learners that do not yet have a GCSE grade 4 (grade C) will be enrolled on a GCSE.

Work experience

You will attend placement in a childcare setting 1 day a week.


We will be delivering a variety of tasks and projects to promote your employability including Makaton, Paediatric First Aid, Forest Schools, where there will also be guest speakers.

What do I need to join?

You will need four GCSEs at grade 3 (grade D) or above, including English and maths. You also need a positive attitude towards working with people, young and old, and all their different needs. You will have a commitment to attendance, being punctual and working in a team as well as independently.

How long is the course?

1 year, with up to 3 days in college and 1 day a week on placement, including time for you to complete assignments.

How will I learn?

A range of teaching methods will be used in the classroom including: writing, reading, discussions, presentations and work products. You may also be observed in a real work environment. There may also be opportunities to partake in activities outside of the classroom in relation to the course.

How will I know how I am doing?

You will receive one-to-one tutorials with your tutor. You will have feedback on your assessment within a maximum of two weeks and you will have informal feedback in lessons.

Are there any extra costs?

Learners will be charged material fees, which will be used to purchase resources for the course. You will need to apply for a Disclosure and Debarring Services (DBS) certificate for the safeguarding of children, which costs £44 (at the time of print) and that will need to be completed at a Taster day at the College, before enrolling on the course.

What can I do next?

Upon successful completion of the qualification, and all other elements of your study programme, learners who meet the set progression criteria may progress to a Level 3 qualification at SGS, including Health and Social Care, Early Years and Primary or Support for Teaching and Learning. Alternatively, you may wish to continue training whilst working via an apprenticeship or another work-based learning programme.


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Dates & Costs

Level 2 Understanding Behaviour that Challenges

Start date: 01/10/2018
End date: 30/07/2019
Duration: 1 year
Code: 77972

Tuition Fees

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course. If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, you will not need to pay tuition, exam or material fees using the Level 2 or 3 Entitlement. If you are aged 19 or over, studying a Level 3-6 and a Level 3 Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the fees. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date fees – these may be subject to change.

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