Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

 

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. 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.

  • Learn how individuals with autism process sensory information
  • Understand the characteristics that may be present in individuals with autism
  • Understand the conditions that commonly occur with autism
  • Learn the common misconceptions surrounding autism
  • Learn how speech, language and communication may differ in people with autism
  • Recognise how legislation and guidance underpins support

 

 

Key Information

Cost

Fully Funded*

Awarding Body

NCFE CACHE

Duration

6 Weeks

Delivery

Online

Paper-based

*subject to eligibility

You must live in England and be over 19 years old to be eligible.

Fill out the online enrolment form for access to the induction process.