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Understanding Autism Certificate Level 3

More than 1 in every 100 people in the UK have an autism diagnosis. The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism is designed for learners who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of the condition, and the challenges and strengths that autistic people may experience. You will learn about characteristics, diagnosis and how understanding and different theories surrounding autism have developed over time. Within this qualification, the term ‘autism’ is used as an umbrella term for all autistic spectrum conditions, including Asperger syndrome.

Course Content;
¦ 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-occuring conditions
¦ Safeguarding and resilience in autism

Course Info

Level
Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Health & Social Care
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
Location
James Watt College
Next Start Date
19/04/2021
Course Length
26 weeks

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. This course is funded and available for learners age 19 and above who have lived in the UK for 3 years+

Delivery and Assessment

All resources will be made available to you via an online e-learning platform or paper based format with support from your allocated Assessor.

Progression

Once you have successfully completed this course you could continue to study other NCFE courses or secure employment in the health and social care sector.