Key Facts

  • Starting
    1 Aug 2023
    Study Mode
    Part Time Day
    Roll-On Roll-Off (Any Day of Week)
    Start Date
    1 Aug 2023
    End Date
    31 Jul 2024
    Level 2


    19+ Fee
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

If you work with autistic people, or if someone you know is autistic, this course is a great way to increase your knowledge about the condition. On this Autism course you will learn about how it can affect the ways people communicate, interact and process information. You'll learn how to support autistic people to live healthy, fulfilled lives.


  • Learn how autistic people process sensory information
  • Understand the characteristics that may be present in autistic individuals
  • Understand the conditions that commonly occur with autism
  • Learn the common misconceptions surrounding autism
  • Learn how speech, language and communication may differ in autistic people
  • Recognise how legislation and guidance underpins support
  • Entry Requirements

    To attend this course you must be 19 years old or over, be legally allowed to live and work in the UK and have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years Pass a short assessment for English and maths

  • Course Content

    Introduction to Autism, using a Person-Centred Approach to Support Individuals with Autism, Communication and Social Interaction in Individuals with Autism, Sensory Processing, Perception and Cognition in Individuals with Autism, Supporting Positive Behaviour in Individuals with Autism and Supporting Individuals with Autism to Live Healthy and Fulfilled Lives.

  • Additional Information

    This course will run throughout the year so if you are interested in applying, please click on the link within the apply button to book in for an Initial Assessment. Please note that you are required to follow government guidelines with regards to wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing.

  • Course Structure

    The course will be distance learning over 8 weeks with some face to face meetings with an assessor - ensuring all government guidelines for coronavirus are being carried out, handwashing , wearing a face covering and social distancing.

  • Assessment Details

    You will need to complete the learning resources provided ( workbooks) which will be marked and assessed. Once completed you will be awarded a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification.