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About the course

 

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 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.


Entry requirements

There will be an initial Maths and English assessment

Qualifications

 

Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification


What you'll learn (core modules)

 

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


How will I be assessed?

This qualification is assessed via an internally assessed portfolio of evidence which is submitted to your tutor using the online portal.

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

After the initial induction session all learning is completed online at a time that suits you without the need to attend college


How much will it cost?

The course is free but if you do not complete you will be asked to pay £125

The course is free subject to individual being over 19 and having lived in an EEA country for the last 3 years

Days & times

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