Digital or Paper-based
6 to 12 Weeks
NCFE / CACHE / TQUK
Understanding Autism Level 2
Welcome to the Understanding Autism Course. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism.
You’ll learn how autism impacts sensory processing and communication, and the characteristics that individuals with autism may display, such as difficulties with social interaction and repetitive behaviours.
The course also covers common associated conditions like anxiety and ADHD, and challenges common misconceptions about autism.
You’ll gain insights into the different communication difficulties experienced by individuals with autism, and how to support effective communication. Additionally, you’ll learn about legal frameworks and guidance supporting autism, such as the Equality Act 2010 and NICE guidance.
By course end, you’ll be equipped to provide effective support, positively impacting the lives of individuals with autism and their families.
How do learners benefit?
This Level 2 Autism Course can be a valuable tool for professional development, and can lead to careers in education and childcare. Individuals who complete this course will gain a deeper understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism in a range of settings.
This knowledge and skill set can be particularly useful for job roles such as teaching assistant, training officer, and nursery worker, where an understanding of autism is essential. Salaries for these roles can range from £11,500 to £35,000 per year, depending on experience and qualifications.
Furthermore, understanding individuals with autism can make the workplace a more inclusive environment, which is beneficial for many different job roles. This can help your CV stand out and increase your employability in a range of industries.
At the end of this course, learners will have gained a nationally recognised qualification that can be used to demonstrate their knowledge and expertise in autism. This can be a valuable asset for anyone looking to progress in their career or take on new job roles in the education and childcare sectors.