Distance Learning

Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Course Overview

  • Campuses

  • Qualification

    Distance Learning
  • Subject

    Health, Childcare and Education
  • Duration

    10-12 weeks
  • Course Target

    This course is fully funded providing you meet the below eligibility criteria: 19+ years old Don't currently hold a level 3 qualification Lived in the UK for 3+ years

Course Fees

*This course is free for all applicants


More than 1 in every 100 people in the UK have an autism diagnosis. The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism is designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of the condition, and the challenges and strengths that autistic people may experience. You will learn about characteristics, diagnosis and how understanding and different theories surrounding autism have developed over time. Within this qualification, the term ‘autism’ is used as an umbrella term for all autistic spectrum conditions, including Asperger syndrome
  • Further Information

    On this course you will cover the following units; Autism in context Positive behavioural support for autistic individuals Support and management of transitions for autistic individuals Therapeutic interventions and support available for autistic individuals and co-occuring conditions Safeguarding and resilience in autism

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