Understanding Autism

Understanding Autism


The learner support materials will be made up of one workbook that will cover:

Workbook 1:

Unit 1: Introduction to autism

Unit 2: Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism

Unit 3: Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism

Unit 4: Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism

Unit 5: Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism

Unit 6: Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives

Course overview:

In the UK today, around 700,000 people have autistic disorders. These conditions have varying effects upon individuals. This qualification will allow employees to have an understanding of the different spectrum of autistic disorders and how they can affect people in a variety of ways and will ensure employees understand how to use appropriate communication skills and positive behaviour to encourage individuals with autistic spectrum conditions to live fulfilling and independent lives.

Key Information:
Awarding BodyNCFE
Course LevelLevel 2
FundingFully Funded
Learning Method(s)

Online assessment

Paper assessment

Course Duration10 Weeks
Eligibility Criteria:
Candidates must be aged 19 or over based on the academic year. 
Candidates must be employed or in receipt of benefits, evidence of this may be required. 
Candidates must have lived in the EU for the last 3 years. 
Candidates should inform We Find Any Learner of any other course/educational programme they may be studying. 
Please note we can only fund Distance Learners in England.