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Understanding Autism (NCFE Level 2 Certificate) — Part-time

Course outline

It is estimated that more than 1 in 100 people have autism. Over a third of children/young people with EHCPs have autism as the primary need and 70% of children and young people said school/college would be better if more adults understood autism.

This course will help you develop your understanding of autism and learn ways of supporting individuals with autism.

You will explore the person-centred approach and how this method can be successful in helping you to help an autistic student thrive.

You will examine the influence of positive communication methods, develop an understanding of how to support positive behaviour, and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

Your knowledge will be assessed via the following methods:

  • Group discussions
  • Debates
  • Quizzes
  • Comprehension tasks
  • Paired work and reflection exercises
  • Posters
  • Presentations
  • Recording of professional discussions
  • Short essay write-up

How to enrol onto this course

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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have Level 1 Functional Skills in English or equivalent.

Teaching & assessment

You will be assessed through a variety of methods which may include, written essays, presentations, posters, discussions and case studies.