Level 2

Understanding Autism


15 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2020


Adult 19+

This qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism.

Identifying, understanding and effectively working with people with autism including:

1. Work within the limitations of the helping role

2. Establish boundaries for helping work

3. Communicate empathic understanding

Internally assessed - externally verified

No formal qualifications necessary. Interview required

All staff are current practitioners in the health, social and/or child care sectors

Level 3 qualification

Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.