UNDERSTANDING AUTISM CERTIFICATE

LEVEL: 2 PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
EXAMINING BODY: NCFE
TYPE OF STUDY: SHORT COURSE/DISTANCE LEARNING

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are more than 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.

Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 Qualification
  • Improve your understanding of theories relating to autism
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Ensure that 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

What you will learn

  • 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 with Autism
  • Unit 5 – Supporting Positive Behaviour in Individuals with Autism
  • Unit 6 – Supporting Individuals with Autism to Live Healthy and Fulfilled Lives

For further information please contact our Apprenticeship team at apprenticeship@richuish.ac.uk.

You must be aged 19+.

You must have lived in the EU for 3 years.