Adult Courses, Adult: Online Learning

Understanding Autism (Level 2)

Course Overview

Fee disclaimer

  • This course is FREE for most students
  • Course fees listed below are the maximum fee if paid.  Click here to find out more and if you are eligible for free or discounted courses.

Entry requirements

Eligibility criteria:

- Age 19+
- Lived in the EU for 3 years.

Course information

This is a 12 week course for adults with continuous start dates throughout the year. With guidance and support you will work online towards achieving a recognised Level 2 qualification, and receive your certificate on completion. Please apply or contact us for further information.

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,00 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.

  • How you are assessed

    You will learn:

    - Unit 1 – Introduction to Autism;
    - Unit 2 – Using a Person-Centred Approach to Support Individuals with Autism;
    - Unit 3 – Communication and Social Interaction in Individuals with Autism;
    - Unit 4 – Sensory Processing, Perception And Cognition in Individuals with Autism;
    - Unit 5 – Supporting Positive Behaviour in Individuals with Autism;
    - Unit 6 – Supporting Individuals with Autism to Live Healthy and Fulfilled Lives.

    As part of your registration process for online learning you will have to attend a short induction to provide evidence of your eligibility. You will not have to attend an interview.

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What Can This Course Lead To

Learner Benefits:

- Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification;
- Improve your understanding of theories relating to autism;
- Further your personal and professional development;
- Ensure you understand what is meant by autism and how it is diagnosed;
- Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college.

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