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NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (QCF)

Key course information

Health, Care and Early Years


16 weeks

Part time

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Course Overview

This qualification aims to develop your understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism. It is designed to help you support individuals with autism, whether this is in your current role, or if you are seeking employment in a health, social or education setting. The flexible, distance-learning format of this qualification allows you to tailor your learning to your needs, so you can hone your skills and build your knowledge at a pace that suits you.

What will I learn?

The course highlights the importance of a person-centered approach to supporting individuals with autism. You’ll cover six mandatory units, which include sensory processing, perception and cognition, how to support positive behaviour, the influence of positive communication methods, and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

Entry Requirements

- Learners should be over the age of 19 at the start of the academic year.
- Learners need to have been a resident in the UK or EEA/EU for at least three years prior to enrolment.
- Learners cannot be enrolled if they are currently funded for another course.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

- This is a distance learning course. This means learners do not have to attend college for lessons or sessions with a tutor.
- You are given a personal log in to e-assessor, where you will submit your work for each unit.
- The allotted time for each learner to complete this course is 5 months.

Additional Costs and Information

- All learners must complete an induction session prior to being enrolled onto the course.
- This course is free however, we do have a £115 withdrawal charge if learners do not complete.
- Learners can only complete 1 NCFE course at a time.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Health, Care and Early Years

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Youth Worker
  • Social Worker

  • Psychologist
  • Teacher
  • Children's Nurse

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