Challenging Behaviour in Young People
The online Challenging Behaviour in Young People Course from Oplex Careers has been designed to help learners understand the principles of appropriate behaviour expected from young people at various stages of child development, discussing importance of understanding behaviour to effectively manage it.
Who is it for
This course is perfect for anyone looking to learn something new or progress in their careers.
This Challenging Behaviour in Young People Course will provide learners with an insight into ‘abnormal behaviours’ in children and young people providing theories, strategies and tools to understand and effectively manage these behaviours. Whether working in a classroom with children and/or young people, or just want to know more for yourself, this course will cover a range of modules and provide multiple examples for assessment.

Course Syllabus

The Challenging Behaviour in Young People Course is split into the following modules:

  • The Culturally Abnormal Responses exhibited by Children

  • Stages of Challenging Behaviour

  • Theories and attachments related to Challenging Behaviour in Children

  • The unpreventable development of the brain

  • Overcoming Challenging Behaviour and Methods of Dealing with it

  • Handling Further Preventions with Strategies

  • Ways to Handle Difficult Students in the Classroom

  • The role of Positive Behaviour in helping build self-worth, self-confidence and independence

  • Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the Challenging Behaviour in Young People Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this Challenging Behaviour in Young People Course learners will receive a CPD Certificate of Achievement award from Oplex Careers.

This certificate will be produced in PDF format, hard copies of the certificate will be available at an additional fee of £9.99.

Course Format

This course is delivered online through eLearning. Learners of the course will receive instant access to our interactive student learning portal, which offers 24/7 access to the Challenging Behaviour in Young People Course.

Course Duration

The online Challenging Behaviour in Young People Course requires 80 hours to complete the course in full. This is only a guide to the learning hours required and it depends on how quickly an individual can absorb the information. The learning is online so it can be spread out over multiple sessions or done in one session.

Learners will have access to this course for up to 12 months from the date of joining. There is no time limit to complete the course during this period.

Tutor Support

When you are studying a course it is always useful to know that you have the help and support of tutors that want you to succeed in your studies.

As part of the Challenging Behaviour in Young People Course you will receive access to our dedicated tutor support service. The academic tutors will be able to provide you with unlimited online email support to help answer any questions that you may have whilst you are studying the course.
There are no previous entry requirements to start this amazing course. You are able to enrol online and get started today.

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