Understanding Autism - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE364


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fees
12/01/2022Community Based12 Weeks / £811.00Apply
27/04/2022Community Based12 Weeks / £811.00Apply
22/09/2022Community Based12 Weeks / £811.00Apply

Course Overview

This qualification (NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism) aims to develop your  understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism.

Within this course you will look at the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour, and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

This qualification is suitable for those who wish to learn about understanding Autism. This is a knowledge-only qualification; there are no work placements required within this qualification. 

The course is delivered remotely and runs over 12 weeks with 4.5 hours of scheduled contact time each week.

You will be assigned a subject specialist course tutor who will deliver the live scheduled sessions. The tutor will also be available for weekly support and to guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification.  

Entry Requirements

No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 on the 31 August before the course start date.

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in Understanding Autism

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course will be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 4.5 hours a week for 12 consecutive weeks from the course start date.  Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, group work tasks and individual tasks.  
It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3  hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
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