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Understanding Autism - Level 2 Certificate (RQF) Course

180 hours
339 GBP excl. VAT
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180 hours
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Understanding Autism - Level 2 Certificate (RQF) Course

The Understanding Autism - Level 2 Certificate (RQF) Course is suitable for anyone wanting to learn more about autism and the principles of supporting individuals on the autistic spectrum, and those looking to gain a qualification in autism awareness.

This course will help to develop an awareness and understanding of autism and show how to support individuals with the condition. This qualification is ideal for learners who support individuals with autism in a variety of settings, including health, social care, entertainment, leisure, nursing, education, training and the public sector.

The course starts with an introduction to the autistic spectrum and covers using person-centred approaches and supporting positive communication. Sensory processing, perception and cognition are then covered, including how autism can affect these processes. Finally the course concludes by covering supporting positive behaviour and how to support individuals with autism to live a healthy, happy and fulfilled life.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

No prior knowledge is necessary to study the course, although a desire to start your own successful business and a sound educational background or previous business experience would be an advantage. The hardware and software requirements include:

  • Intel or equivalent processor;
  • 2mb RAM;
  • 5mb available disk storage;
  • An Internet connection;
  • Windows or MacOS operating system;
  • Google Chrome browser;
  • Microsoft Office or equivalent (Word and Excel).

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On successful completion of this course students will receive an NCFE Level 2 Certificate Qualification listed on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) with 18 credits.

Training Course Content

  • Introduction to Autism (H/507/2764)
  • Using a Person-Centred Approach to Support Individuals with Autism (K/507/2765)
  • Communication and Social Interaction in Individuals with Autism (M/507/2766)
  • Sensory Processing, Perception and Cognition in Individuals with Autism (T/507/2767)
  • Supporting Positive Behaviour in Individuals with Autism (A/507/2768)
  • Supporting Individuals with Autism to Live Healthy and Fulfilled Lives (F/507/2769)

Course delivery details

Course Format:Online Course (With Optional Paper-Based Course Notes)

1-3 Working Days (Email)

You will receive access to the course materials through an online portal for a 12-month period. Students can use the portal for accessing their course materials, submitting assignments and to log tutor questions.

Please Note: An optional hard-copy version of the course notes can be purchased for an additional £48.00. This is useful for learners who also want to study away from the computer and means they have course notes they can keep and refer back to beyond their online course license.

Delivery of the hard-copy materials is usually within 5 to 10 working days by a recorded delivery service.

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