Understanding Autism

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About this course

This qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism – covering 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.

Delivery and Duration
You will be provided with the learning materials either online and/or hardcopies and you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you guidance and feedback on the course as you complete it. This course takes between 2 to 6 months to complete.

Course Availability

This course is available until the end of February, but must be completed by 30 June. This course restarts on the 1 August. 

Fees

FEE COST
Funded Free
Non-Funded £449

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Studies Include

What modules are covered?

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism, learners are required to successfully complete 6 mandatory units.

Mandatory units

  • Introduction to autism(4 credits)
  • Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism (2credits)
  • Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism (3 credits)
  • Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism (2 credits)
  • Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism (3 credits)
  • Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives (4 credits

 

Progression

What Next?

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 3 Diploma for Children’s Workforce (Early Years Educator)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 3 Diploma for Residential Care (England)

 

Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification. However, learners might find it useful if they have already completed a Level 1 qualification.

Due to government funding these courses are available free of charge; subject to the learners meeting the set eligibility. You must have lived in the UK/EU for the past 3 years and be over 19 years old. There may be a fee should you withdraw from the course.

All interviews will be online. 

Enrolment

If you would like to enrol on the course or have any questions,
please contact our
Business Services Team at business@farn-ct.ac.uk
or by phone on 01252 407299

THIS IS A ROLLING PROGRAMME. APPLICATIONS ARE PROCESSED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

 

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