Understanding Autism

Autism is a lifelong disability, those who it affects can struggle with communicate and interaction with their peers. In the UK alone there are 700,000 autistic adults and children and 1 in 100 people are on the autistic spectrum. This course teaches you how to assist those who have this challenging condition.

Course Description

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism – more than 1 in every 100. Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health. 

Modules Covered

1 - Learn how individuals with autism process sensory information 

2 - Understand the characteristics that may be present in individuals with autism 

3 - Understand the conditions that commonly occur with autism 

4 - Learn the common misconceptions surrounding autism 

5 - Learn how speech, language and communication may differ in people with autism 

6 - Recognise how legislation and guidance underpins support 

Accreditation

Fully Accredited 

This course is nationally accredited!  

We are partnered with the nation's leading colleges and training providers across the United Kingdom. This means many of our qualifications, including this one, are nationally recognised.  

This course is nationally accredited! It has been quality checked by an external awarding body to ensure you get the best possible results. 

Benefits

• Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification  
• Improve your understanding of theories relating to autism  
• Further your personal and professional development  
• Ensure you understand what is meant by autism and how it is diagnosed  
• Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

Eligibility

Is this course for me?  

This course is fully funded and available to anyone who falls within the eligibility requirements below:  

• Age 19+  

• EU / UK Resident for 3+ years  

*  Not enrolled on another government funded course 

 

Please call 02039003091 if you have any questions about our courses!  

Free
Understanding Autism

Autism is a lifelong disability, those who it affects can struggle with communicate and interaction with their peers. In the UK alone there are 700,000 autistic adults and children and 1 in 100 people are on the autistic spectrum. This course teaches you how to assist those who have this challenging condition.

Level 2
Short
Tutor Support
Online Based
Accredited

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