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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

This course aims to enhance learners’ knowledge of autism and how to best support people on the autism spectrum – including the person-centered approach and the power of positive communication methods, how to help people develop good behaviours, and how individuals with autism may be assisted in living healthy and productive lives.

If you only need this specific qualification and don’t have the time to commit to a full course then this is the option for you!

This qualification is included when you choose to study one of our role specific courses.

This means you could be eligible for Government funding subject to eligibility.

This qualification is suitable for:


– No experience or placements are required.
– Laptop or Mobile Phone (please note – we always advise the use of a laptop or desktop computer when completing essays)”

Study Duration

– 16 hours of learning per week.
– It would take around 6-8 weeks to complete this qualification.

Courses which include this qualification are:

Pay Monthly

£85 / month

over 6 months

We offer payment plans to help fund your qualification enabling you to spread the cost over 6 monthly instalments.

These involve NO Credit Checks. They are not finance.

Study For Free*

Enrol on a Course

Studying this qualification as part of a package means you can apply for government funding and potentially get this course for FREE.

View the course packages that include this qualification to find out more.

Pay Upfront


Single qualifications are not eligible for Government funding but if you don’t have the time to commit to a full course or only need this specific qualification then this is the option for you!

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Designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of the condition, and the challenges and strengths that autistic people may experience. This qualification allows learners to progress into a specialism or SEN role for current teaching assistants or will help give your CV the edge over other candidates applying for similar job roles in sectors like education and healthcare.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for funding for this Qualification?

Government Funding is not available on single qualifications however if you choose to obtain this qualification as part of one of our courses then you’ll be given the option to apply for funding which is subject to eligibility.

How will I be assessed?

All units will be internally assessed using various methods, including written assignments and tasks. This will help us assess your understanding of the topic.

Should I Choose a Course Package or Single Qualification?

If you’re already working in your chosen field but need a specific qualification in order to progress with your career then we recommend you study a single qualification. If you’re looking to gain employment within your chosen field and have little to no experience then we strongly recommend enrolling on one of our role specific courses to give you the tools you’ll need to succeed with your career.

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