Course Description

Course Description
Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism - more than 1 in every 100. Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnosis and support surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health. Prosp Description
Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification.
Improve your understanding of theories relating to autism.
Further your personal and professional development.
Ensure you understand what is meant by autim and how it is diagnosed.
Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college.
Introduction to autism.
Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism.
Communicate 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.
Prosp Learn
This course is suitable for those interested in joining the healthcare sector, or for those interested in developing their skills and earning a qualification. Prosp Suitable
This is an online course. An initial assessment is required prior to enrolment. Prosp Anything Else
No. Prosp Additional Costs
If you wish to explore your learning, work or career options, you can speak to a fully trained careers advisor on 0800 100 900. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk Prosp After
This course will need to be completed by the end date, which is in 8 weeks. Prosp Attendance
IT/ Digital skills are fully embedded within the course as this is an online course.
The course is entirely delivered online. Learners will need to have access to a good internet connection and a computer. Learners will also need good IT skills. If learners are interested in developing their IT skills further, we have a number of Digital Skills courses available that may help.
The courseware is a pdf booklet that learners will read and then learners can go onto the website and answer questions to demonstrate their understanding. Learners may wish to print the booklet, but this is not necessary.
Prosp Ictskills
Learners are encouraged to work safely. Poor positioning of equipment can lead to Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). Discover more about safe ways to work with computer equipment here:
Prosp Health
Please be mindful of confidentiality issues when sharing examples of a personal nature. Prosp Elearn