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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Highlights Include

• Distance learning study – 10 weeks duration.
• Free to study
• Nationally recognised award
• Study materials offered online or in paper format


Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 0:00 - 0:00 Location: Off Site Activity (Distance Learning) Fees: 16 - 18 N/A
19 - 23 N/A
24+ N/A
Overseas £800.00

What does this course cover?

The Certificate in Understanding Autism comprises of six units:
Unit 1 – Introduction to autism
Unit 2 – Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism
Unit 3 – Communicating 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.

Who is this course for?

The course is designed for practitioners working with adults and children across the autism spectrum, and for those working in schools, further and higher education, care, support or therapeutic services.

What can I do after this course?

Bu undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification.  This will enable you to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress onto further qualifications.

Why choose this course?

This qualification provides learners with key knowledge and explores individuality, behaviour and person-centred support. 

Entry requirements

No formal academic qualifications are required to study this course. Learners must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years.

Course detail

How much will I have to study each week?

This qualification requires three to four hours of study each week using the distance learning workbooks.  In addition you will be required to successfully complete the tutor marked written assessments as evidence of achievement.
This course takes ten weeks to complete.  You can start the course at any time of the year.

How will I be assessed?

The course requires two assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification.

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