This Level 3 course is available for free under the government's new 'Lifetime Skills Guarantee' funding. These courses are designed to help you progress in your current role or get a new job.
Our fully-funded Level 3 courses are available to eligible adults who do not already hold a Level 3 qualification.
The Certificate in Understanding Autism aims to develop your understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism. It covers 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 designed for learners who wish to develop an understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism. It is useful for learners who provide direct support and those working in sectors such as:
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
The objectives of this qualification are to gain knowledge and understanding of autism, including:
To achieve the Certificate in Understanding Autism, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in the qualification specification.
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:
By completing the qualification, you will develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of autism, which could support progression onto appropriate qualifications, and into relevant employment, in the health and social care sector.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.