Understanding Autism

TQUK Certificate , Level 3
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What Our Students Say

The course is well designed and taught well by industry trained experts who are approachable.


I am so grateful to You/Leeds City College and Scott, for all the support and encouragement that was given.


Thank you for all your support over the past 5 years, I really appreciate everything you have done.


Course Information


Fully-Funded Digital Learning.


This course has been created to provide an autism qualification, ideal for
those who wish to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of autism.
Developed to support a progression into employment in the health and social care
or education sector.

The condition affects people of all ages and while it is incurable, the right
support at the right time can make an enormous difference to people’s lives.
Whether you are looking to progress your career; have an autistic family member,
friend or colleague; or would just like to increase yours or your staffs’
knowledge and help raise awareness, this qualification is

Course units/modules

  • Autism in context
  • Positive behavioural support for autistic individuals
  • Understand support and management of transitions for autistic individuals
  • Therapeutic interventions and support available for autistic individuals and co-occurring conditions
  • Communication and social interaction with autistic individuals
  • Safeguarding and resilience in autism

Benefits and skills

Benefits of this programme include:

  • Flexible online delivery
  • Assessed via activities so no exams
  • Useful for personal development or seeking employment
  • Study at your own pace

Entry requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • Level 1 English

Assessment types

Written assessments, tasks, and activities

Course details

Duration: 24 Weeks
Study Type: Part time
Course Code: 89253-01

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