Understanding Autism Level 2
More about the course
If you work with autistic people, or if someone you know is autistic, this course is a great way to increase your knowledge about the condition. You will learn about autism and how it can affect the ways people communicate, interact and process information. You'll learn how to support autistic people to live healthy, fulfilled lives.
How often does this course run?
Start dates for this course are flexible and can be joined anytime throughout the year. Once you have made your application, one of our advisers will be in touch to discuss your preferred start date.
- A good level of English and Maths is required, for example GCSEs at Grade A*-D
- Equivalent at pass level
What will I achieve?
If you successful complete this course, you will receive a Level 2 certificate in Understanding Autism NCFE Cache
What will I learn?
Learn how autistic people process sensory information
Understand the characteristics that may be present in autistic individuals
Understand the conditions that commonly occur with autism
Learn the common misconceptions surrounding autism
Learn how speech, language and communication may differ in autistic people
Recognise how legislation and guidance underpins support
How am I assessed?
Where can I progress?
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
This course is free if you are on an income related benefit, or you are on a low income (a household income of less than £20,817 or an independent income of £12,400).
If you are 19 and over, please call our Student Services team to confirm the fee for this course. Course costs may be subject to change.
If you require information on any financial support that may be available to you with fees or study costs on this course, please contact Student Services who will be able to offer advice and assistance on accessing any financial support that may be available.
Adult Funding Changes
Due to the changes in Government funding from the 1st of August 2019, students who resident in postcodes within Merseyside and Greater Manchester may be unable to access funding from training providers and colleges in Lancashire. You may have to pay all associated course and support costs.
To check if your postcode is part of the new devolved funding legislation, please contact our Course Enquiries team for further future.