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SHORT COURSE IN

MANAGING CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR

About this course

This Course will equip care workers working in residential care or community services with the relevant knowledge, skills, and competence to support individuals with intellectual disability displaying behavioural challenges. This module also seeks to highlight the importance of safeguarding the care worker’s own safety and that of the service users while acting within organisational, local, and national policies and procedures.

This course addresses these issues and will show you step by step how to handle conflict and aggression in the most effective way.

Course Information

Course Title Managing Challenging Behaviour
Course Type Award
Qualification Framework Level MQF Level 4
Programme Duration 1 Month (Full-Time)
Placement Hours 4 Hours
Mode of Attendance Full Time
Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face Lectures
Total ECTS Credits 3 ECTS
Course Language English
Location Zebbug, Malta
  • Aged 16+ upon entry of course
  • Communicate using oral and written English
  • Minimum school leaving certificate
  • Clean Police Conduct
  • Copy of ID card or Passport

Total Tuition Fees: Eur 240

For information about funding schemes click here.

Learning Outcomes for Knowledge obtained at the end of the programme:

The learner will be able to:

  1. Deal with individuals displaying challenging behaviour
  2. Comply with all the relevant policies and procedures 
  3. Intervene and diffuse conflicts

There is only one module in this course which will equip care workers with the relevant knowledge, skills and competence to support individuals with intellectual disability displaying behavioural challenges.

Learning Hours:

  • Contact hours: 15
  • Supervised placement hours: 4
  • Self-study hours: 42
  • Assessment hours: 14

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  • Staff mentors
  • Care supervisor
  • Care coordinator
  • Nursing assistants
  • Non-care administrative roles
  • Support worker
  • Nursing home assistant
  • Senior care worker
  • Team leader
  • Independent living advisor
  • Aged care worker
  • Nurse practitioner

Age Group: 16+

Existing professionals or newbies who may want to further their career in elderly care/sector can amplify their skills and knowledge of this topic with our accredited short course in Managing Challenging Behaviour Award, and it could make all the difference in escalating your career path.

This Course will be assessed through the submission of:

  • Activities Booklet (10%)
  • Contemplative Essay (40%)
  • Written Assignment (50%)

This course is accredited and licensed by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA).

The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) is responsible for fostering the development and achievement of excellence in Further and Higher education in Malta through effective licensing, accreditation, quality assurance, research, and recognition of programmes of study, established under the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF)

Licence Number: 2019-010
Quality Assurance approved by MFHEA

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