Understanding Autism NCFE Certificate | Level 2

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Would you like to better understand how to support individuals with autism? This detailed course will develop your understanding of autism and the principles of supporting those with the condition. This course covers the person-centred approach, influence of positive communication methods, supporting positive behaviour and helping those with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

Fee: Free for unemployed adults who are UK residents. It is available for other adults but charges may apply.

Course Information

This course is suitable for adults aged 19+ who may wish to learn more about autism for a range of roles in healthcare, childcare and education. There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you will need basic IT skills to be able to complete the online assessments.

Once you have applied, we will carry out a short skills assessment and signpost to other courses if this is not the appropriate course for your needs.


Benefits / Skills

Benefits of this programme include:

  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of autism
  • Gain a recognised qualification
  • Learn how to support positive communication
  • Help people live fulfilling lives

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course but you will need basic IT skills.

Career Progression

Progression may include the Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care Certificate Level 3, Health and Social Care (Adults) for England Diploma Level 3, or Understanding Autism Certificate Level 3 qualifications.

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Course Details


Up to 12 weeks (dependent on how much time you study per week)

Study Type

Full time

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Health Science & Social Care

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