This qualification aims to develop your understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism - covering the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour, and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
This qualification is designed for individuals who wish to develop an understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism. Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism – more than 1 in every 100. Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health or education.
You can enrol on our FREE distance learning courses from the comfort of your own home, with all workbooks and assessments available online with the help of your tutor who will be assigned to support you throughout your training. All you’ll need is a computer (laptop or PC, Windows, or Mac), tablet and access to the internet.
Awarding body: NCFE/CACHE
Duration of course: 2-3 Months
Guided learning hours: 152
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism, learners are required to successfully complete 6 mandatory units:
• Unit 01 – Introduction to Autism
• Unit 02 – Using a Person-Centred Approach to Support Individuals with Autism
• Unit 03 – Communication and Social Interaction in Individuals with Autism
• Unit 04 – Sensory Processing, Perception and Cognition in Individuals with Autism
• Unit 05 – Supporting Positive Behaviour in Individuals with Autism
• Unit 06 – Supporting Individuals with Autism to Live Healthy and Fulfilled Lives
To enrol with us you must live in London or a non-devolved area of England and
You will be contacted and asked to complete a short English assessment and enrolment, on-line or at the College
If you have any further questions, or are unsure if you meet any of the eligibility criteria for a free course, please contact the Distance Learning Team: firstname.lastname@example.org - 0207 931 6903
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FREE – If you meet the eligibility criteria
The qualification can support progression to further sector-specific training and qualifications for the following types of roles:
• Social Care
• Early Years