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:

  • Unit 01 Introduction to autism
  • Unit 02 Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism
  • Unit 03 Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism
  • Unit 04 Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism
  • Unit 05 Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism
  • Unit 06 Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives

Internally assessed - externally verified

No formal qualifications necessary. Interview required

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.