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Course overview

What will I learn?

This course will provide you with an understanding of the spectrum used to define particular autistic disorders, how they can affect people and how to support those with Autism. You will also learn communication skills and techniques to encourage those with the condition to lead fulfilling lives.

This level 3 course is ideal if you wish to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of autism which could support your progression into employment in the health and social care or education sector.

Topics covered in this course include

  • Autism in Context
  • Positive behavioural support for individuals with autism
  • Therapeutic interventions and support available for individuals with autism and co-occurring conditions
  • Communication and social interaction with individuals with autism

This is a marked course which requires short essay style answers to allow your assigned marker to be able to identify that you have understood the skills and knowledge to meet the awarding body standards. The awarding body for this course is CACHE.

This is a fully online course and access to the materials and Assessments will be emailed to you.

What qualifications do I need?

Level 2 certificate in a related discipline OR significant related work experience. Before you are accepted for the course proof of your level 2 certificate is required, this will be requested as part of our payment process.

As this course is delivered online it would be beneficial if the candidate had basic competence in IT and the internet.

This course does not require a personal statement.

What can I do after?

This course provides progression to further NCFE/CACHE programmes. It is also a good course for those individuals who are interested in entering a career in the healthcare sector.

Programme Information

You can enrol onto and start this course at any time throughout the year.

Duration: From your start date on the course you have 16-20 weeks to complete your course. You could complete in 10 weeks or use the full 20 weeks- it's up to you. Please be aware that you could be withdrawn from your course if submission dates are vastly overdue. If at any point you are struggling with deadlines you should contact us for an extension which we will assign where possible.

Cost £90.00*

Price for individual learners (some course costs are deducted). Deductions cannot apply to applicants outwith Scotland or organisations purchasing this course as a commercial venture or as part of a funded workforce training plan, for more information please contact the Distance Learning Team on 0141 581 2319.

On successful completion and confirmation from the awarding body you will receive your qualification e-certificate online which you can print and/or save for your records. Please note a fee may be required if a hard copy certificate is requested.

We are still taking applications however we will not be in touch regarding your application until mid-late August when the course will start.

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