Attendance


Distance Learning, Short Course, Short Course

Subject Area


Health, Social Care and Childcare

Start Date


Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length


16 weeks

Department


Adult

Qualification


Certificate

Course Level


2

Award to be received


Certificate in Understanding Autism

Regulatory Body


NCFE

Awarding Body


NCFE

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Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who would like to develop an understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism.

What do you need to apply for the course?

Learners wishing to undertake the certificate should be aged 19 or over. You will need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in literacy as you will be expected to write answers for assessment purposes.

What are the key things you'll learn?

The 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
  5. Supporting positive behaviour

Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

How you will learn

Distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. You will be allocated your own study pack and have a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will be required to work through a series of tasks and activities designed to reinforce the learning process and demonstrate your knowledge. (This qualification is available with either paper-based or online assessments).

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects or progress to further training. You could also progress on to further study in the field or other Distance Learning programmes.

What costs will you incur?

N/A