Understanding Autism - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE375

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Start DateLocationDuration / Fees
14/01/2019University Centre12 Weeks / £811.00Apply

Course Overview

This qualification is an introduction to the subject of autism and aims to develop knowledge and 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.

This course will provide specialist knowledge to those working in either care or education sectors and who wish to further develop their skills in how to support individuals with autism. It’s useful for those who provide direct support and those working in sectors such as:

  • healthcare
  • social care
  • leisure
  • entertainment
  • education and training
  • nursing

All classes are taught by specialist tutors with a wealth of experience in the sector. All tutors engage in regular updating of skills within the industry and research to ensure currency of practice and information.

The part time programme design means that our provision is ideal for adults wishing to embark on a career change but who have other employment or family commitments. The choice of class times is designed to accommodate family life.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course and working in the sector is not a requirement.

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in Understanding Autism

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will attend College for a three hour session each week for 12 weeks. These sessions will include group delivery and group activities and discussions with 1-1 support also provided. You will be assigned a group tutor who will support you in the collation of your written evidence.

Work 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

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The University of Salford
European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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