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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism – Online

Autism is described by The National Autistic Society as a complex, lifelong developmental disability that typically appears during early childhood and can impact a person’s social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. Individual preference regarding terminology used for an individual on the autism spectrum may vary and must be valued and respected.

There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism – more than 1 in every 100.

Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health.

Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Improve your understanding of theories relating to autism.
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Ensure you understand what is meant by autism and how it is diagnosed.
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

Our online courses are completed online, so there is no need for any personal attendance in college, however you can always attend college if you feel you need this.

You will complete assessments by answering questions and submitting them to your tutor via the online learning platform.

You will be given full written feedback on your assessments within 5 working days.

Your tutor is available by Email, or Mobile Phone during office hours if you need support with your studies.

To study the courses, you need to have a suitable device such as a laptop, a desktop computer or a tablet such as an iPad. You also need access to the internet.

Please note: It is not possible to complete the courses on a mobile phone as they are not compatible with our learning platform.

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate from TQUK awarding body, confirming your achievement.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 2

  • Delivery

    Distance / Online

  • Duration

    12 Weeks


Apply or Enquire

You will need to achieve all 4 units to achieve your qualification.

  • Best Practice relating to the spectrum conditions (Y/617/2807)
  • Common traits and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (J/617/2804)
  • Living with Autism Spectrum Conditions (R/617/2806)
  • Sources of information, support, legislation and guidance relevant to Autism Spectrum Conditions (L/617/2805)

Portfolio of Evidence

This qualification is internally assessed and internally quality assured by Centre staff and externally quality assured by TQUK External Quality Assurance Consultants (EQACs).

There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification, however you must:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • be aged 19+
  • Not be on an apprenticeship

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees

UK

Fully Funded.

 

Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

PLEASE NOTE

We are experiencing some technical issues with the apply system.  If you are having difficulties with this as an alternative you can download an Application Form (PDF) – this can be edited directly on your device, then saved and emailed to our central admissions Team centraladmissions@don.ac.uk

 

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details