Name of Course
TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF).
Who is the course suitable for?
Anybody working with someone who has Autism or anybody aiming to develop their knowledge of Autism.
There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.
The purpose of the qualification is to develop your knowledge and understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
The term ‘autism’ is used to include all autistic spectrum conditions, including Asperger syndrome.
Cost of the Course
Funding opportunities available.
Mandatory Units/Course Content
|Unit||Level||Guided Learning Hours||Credit Value|
|Principles of autism||2||36||4|
|Person-centred approaches to the support of individuals with autism||2||20||2|
|Communication and social interaction with individuals with autism||2||22||3|
|Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism||2||20||2|
|Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism||2||24||3|
|Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives||2||30||4|
Length of Course
152 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) over 3-6 months.
The assessment for the course will be undertaken through a range of workbooks.
Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:
TQUK Level 3 Diploma for the Children’s Workforce (Early Years Educator)
TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
TQUK Level 3 Award in Supporting Children and Young People with Autism
Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services
Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare
Delivery methods for the course may vary but will involve either taught sessions or distance learning.
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