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Level 3 - Understanding Autism

  • Academic Year: 24/25
  • Adult
  • Off Site
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The Course

This qualification is designed for students who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of autism. The objectives are to help you understand how to adopt a positive approach to supporting people with autism, the current legislative frameworks, the therapeutic interventions available, and the support workers role in relation to safeguarding vulnerable people.

Note:tThis qualification has been allocated UCAS points. Please refer to the UCAS website for further details of the points allocation and the most up-to-date information.

This course should take approximately three to five months to complete. There are six mandatory units in this qualification:

  • Autism in Context
  • Positive Behavioural Support for Individuals with Autism
  • Understand Support and Management of Transitions for Individuals with Autism
  • Therapeutic Interventions and Support Available for Individuals with Autism and Co-Occurring Conditions
  • Communication and Social Interaction with Individuals with Autism
  • Safeguarding and Resilience in Autism

This is a remote learning course which will be assessed via a portfolio of evidence.

Flexible start dates and study options apply to this course.

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There are no entry requirements for this course; however, a good level of English and a reasonable level of IT skills are required. There will be an initial assessment as part of the application process.

This is a knowledge-only qualification; therefore, no real work environment placement is required.

Why not look into our FREE* adult maths, English, and IT courses while you study with us?

*Subject to eligibility 

This qualification could lead you to progress onto other higher-level courses, or into relevant employment in the health and social care sector.

This course also holds UCAS points and would support a university application.

Achievement of this qualification could lead on to courses such as:

  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health
  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

There are lots of other courses available to you at Cheshire College – browse our website for other short and remote learning courses.

£1587.6

Adults can enrol for FREE

You may see a fee attached to the course you’re interested in, but if you’re aged 19+ you’ll more than likely be eligible to enrol onto an adult course for FREE.
Take a look and get in touch with admissions@ccsw.ac.uk if you’d like anymore information.

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