Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
Our Understanding Autism level 2 course will give an understanding of autism and the principles of supporting autistic individuals. Study the person-centred approach and the influence that positive communication methods can have and will gain an understanding of how autistic individuals can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
This course is equivalent to a level 5 in Scotland based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework.
8 to 12 weeks on average
(E-certificates upon achievement)
- Fully online course / Paper-based and online course options available
- Study from anywhere, at any time
- Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
- Equivalent to a Scottish level 5 based on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework
- Nationally recognised
- Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
- Perfect for beginners
- Unlimited support from qualified tutors
- Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
- No hidden costs
Cost and Funding Information
England and Scotland Only
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Unit 1: Common traits and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder
This unit will provide you with an understanding of autistic spectrum conditions, the dyad of impairments and the importance of professional diagnosis of autism spectrum conditions.
Unit 2: Sources of information, support, legislation, and guidance relevant to Autism Spectrum Conditions
This unit covers the legislation and guidance relevant to autism spectrum conditions and helps you to understand ways to support individuals on the autism spectrum. This unit will also help you to understand the help and support available for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
Unit 3: Living with Autism Spectrum Conditions
This unit covers the effect autism spectrum conditions have on an individual’s sensory experiences, the impact those conditions have on the family of an individual on the autism spectrum and the societal impact on individuals on the autism spectrum. This unit will also help you to understand the impact of the physical environment upon individuals on the autism spectrum.
Unit 4: Best practice relating to Autism Spectrum Conditions
This unit covers the experience of living with autism, how to support individuals to maintain their personal safety and the purpose of positive risk-taking. This unit will also help you to know how to support individuals with transitions, life events, accessing services and facilities and how to support individuals with employment.
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