Where will this course lead?

Will help to progress within a variety of sectors and in a number of job roles where an understanding of autism and knowledge of how to support people with autism is required

What will I study?

The principles of supporting individuals with autism, person-centred approach, influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

How will this course be delivered?

This is delivered via distance learning

What qualifications will I get?

NCFE Level 2certificate in Understanding Autism

How will I be assessed?

Assessments will be marked by an allocated tutor who will provide you with detailed feedback. You will be assessed against criteria where all learning outcomes of the course have to be covered; your tutor will give you guidance for this.

How do I get a place on the course?

Register your interest and you will be contacted with a date for enrolment.

What are the entry requirements?


No specific entry requirements, an initial assessment will be completed at enrolment

What can I do after this course?

Level 2 and 3 Diploma for the Children's workforce
Level 2 and 3 certificate in Preparing to work in Adult social care
Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care
Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support services
Level 2 and 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support

Relevant employment within:
- Healthcare
- Social Care
- Leisure
- Education
- Early years
- Voluntary


Blossomfield Campus

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Part Time

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