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Distance Learning

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Start Date
Variable
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
12 Weeks

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your knowledge and understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives using a person-centred approach.

This level 2 course is a great way for anyone who currently works with autistic people, is looking to work with or simply knows someone who is autistic to increase their knowledge about the condition and how it can affect the ways in which people communicate, interact and process information. You will develop a deeper understanding of how you can best help and guide those living with autism and the support and legislation available to them.

Free to study.*

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Course units

Core units for this online qualification include:

  • Best Practice Relating to Autism
  • Living with Autism
  • Signs, Symptoms, and Diagnosis of Autism
  • Sources of Information, Support, Legislation, and Guidance Relevant to Autism

Additional information

All materials are provided for you to complete the course. However, you will need access to a PC/laptop and suitable Wi-Fi to access teaching and learning.

Course length & timescale

Length of programme: 12 weeks
Total qualification time: 150 hours

Please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals.

Course fees

*Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study these courses for free, however, please contact us if you’re aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full Level 2 qualification (five GCSEs grade 9-4/A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.

If you need help or support with any of our online distance learning courses please call us on 01904 770827 to speak to one of our Distance Learning Coordinators.

Qualification outcome

TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism.

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