Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (Online Course)

Duration: 18 weeks – six units

During this course, you will learn what autism is and the theories used in diagnosing the condition. You will examine misconceptions associated with autism and effective support methods such as person-centred approach.

This online course also covers delays and difficulties in speech and the different strategies that can be used when communicating with an individual with autism.

Spilt into two workbooks and six sections, areas covered include:

  • Person-centred approach.
  • Communication and social interaction.
  • Triad of impairment.
  • Incorporating needs and preferences of individuals when providing support.
  • Sensory environment.
  • Bullying or exploitation.
  • Strategies to support an individual’s obsessions and special interests.
  • Barriers to autism.

Please note this is an online course and workbooks are for reference only.

As a fully funded course we cannot offer Understanding Autism as a paper-based course.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded an NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism.

For more information on this course, including mandatory units and credits, please view the Qualhub website or look at our FAQs

Please note that if you withdraw from this course, or we are forced to withdraw you due to lack of work submission, then a cost recovery fee may be applicable.  That is £204 (inc VAT) and covers the cost of the course books, the online learning licence and awarding body registration and certification.

If you are interested in finding out more about the course, please complete the Expression of Interest or Contact Form below and one of our dedicated staff members will be in touch.