Level 2

Understanding Autism

Short Online Course


2 Certificate

Awarding organisation

ncfe CACHE


Understanding Autism

Qualification Duration

140 Guided Learning Hours


Who is this course suitable for?


This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop an understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism.

It’s useful for learners who provide direct support and those working in sectors such as:

• healthcare
• social care
• leisure
• entertainment
• education and training
• nursing.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above.



What does the qualification cover?


This qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism – covering the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour, and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.


How is this qualification structured?


To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism, learners are required to successfully complete 6 mandatory units:

• 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







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