Understanding Autism Level 2

This course is free to anyone over the age of 19, as long as you have lived in the EU for the past 3 years (subject to additional postcode criteria).

This qualification is designed for individuals who wish to develop an understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism.

This course is ideal for those working in, or looking to work in, sectors such as: healthcare, social care, education, training and nursing. It is a knowledge-only qualification; therefore, no real work environment placement is required.

After completing this course, you will receive a ‘Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism to add to your CV!

  • An introduction to autism.
  • Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism.
  • Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism.
  • Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism.
  • Supporting positive behaviour in
  • individuals with autism.
  • Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

On average, this course takes 12 weeks to complete. This is based on 12 hours learning time per week. However,  duration will vary depending on speed of learning and current ability.

Unrestricted Online Learning

This online course allows you to work around your busy schedule, whilst still providing you with high-quality, 1-1 tutor support. 

In addition to 24/7 access to learning materials, we provide free, optional, online webinars that you can watch live or play back at a later date. They allow you to learn directly from a tutor and interact with others on your course. Ask questions, get clarification and be part of a learning community.    

On demand playback

Missed a webinar? Don't worry! All sessions are recorded and allow you to watch back at a time that suits you.

Fully-flexible learning

Want to learn at any hour of any day? No problem! Our learning platform gives you 24/7 access to your learning materials, so you can learn at a time that suits you.

Unlimited tutor support

You will be assigned a personal tutor who will be able to help you at every step of the way. Contactable via phone, email or video call.

Nationally-recognised Qualification

After completing the course, you will be awarded with a fully-accredited, nationally-recognised qualification to help you find work or access higher education.