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Coronavirus Update: Due to the current situation we can only accept online enrolments from; Greater London, West Midlands and Tees Valley.

Understanding Autism

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate

Overview

Autism is a condition which presents itself as a wide spectrum of disorders, and is prevalent through the UK. People who have autistic spectrum disorders can be affected differently, with cases ranging from mild to severe.

Throughout this qualification, you will gain an understanding of the spectrum of autistic disorders and how they can affect people in a variety of ways, as well as exploring the importance of using a person-centred approach to provide support. You will also understand how to use appropriate communication skills and positive behaviour to encourage individuals with autistic spectrum conditions to live fulfilling and independent lives.

Who is suitable?

This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to develop their understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals to live healthy and fulfilled lives. The course will benefit anyone working, or looking to work, with individuals who have an autistic spectrum condition.

What you will learn

This course is split into 6 manageable units:

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

Benefits

  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • Improve your skills to help create a long-standing career pathway in your chosen industry
  • Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study
  • Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.

Fully funded subject to meeting the eligibility criteria:

  • Live in the West Midlands, Greater London or Tees Valley
  • Been in the UK or EU for three years for purposes other than study
  • 19+ at the start of the academic year (19-23-year-olds must have Level 2 prior attainment)
  • Not on an apprenticeship
  • Not completed any part of the course before
  • Employer declaration required for those on low wage

Delivered by Learning Curve Group (LCG) – national training and education specialists.

  • Online
  • Paper-based

The course takes on average 21 days.

We have had learners complete in 1 day and others in 40.

NCFE CACHE. Awarding Organisation nationally recognised by the qualification regulators for each country of the United Kingdom.

Fully funded via the UK Government in the form of the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

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How to sign up

Due to the current situation we can only accept online enrolments from:

  • West Midlands
  • Greater London
  • Tees Valley

If you are from outside of these areas and live in England please visit our partners at Free Courses in England

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