Understanding Autism (Level 3)

Our Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism will provide you with knowledge and understanding of Autism and the support needs, as each individual is unique. You will learn about the range of positive approaches, therapeutic interventions, support available and conditions that commonly co-occur with autism and the treatment options available. You will develop your understanding of the role and responsibilities relating to safeguarding and ways you can support individuals with autism to lead fulfilling lives.

Are You Eligible?

To ensure you are eligible for this online course, check if you align with our check list below:

Aged 19+ as of 31st August 2023

Lived in the EU for 3 years

Funded via the National Skills Fund

You do not hold a level 3 (or higher) qualification in any subject, or, if you do hold a qualification of at least level 3, you must be either unemployed or in employment but earning below the low wage threshold of £20,319.

*Other eligibility criteria may apply

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how the interpret the world around them. This course takes an in-depth view of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism – more than 1 in every 100.

Course Benefits

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Improve your understanding of Autism including interventions and support available.

What Will You Learn

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

Full Course Title

NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism

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