The course covers the following topics: 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 and supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
What else do I need to know?
This is an online learning course and will require the learner to commit to self study hours in order to complete the assessments.
Be working or volunteering in a health and social care environment or other relevant working environment; have a basic level of English in order to complete the written assessments.
How is it assessed?
Each learner will be assessed via interactive online resources and end of unit assessment questions. Assessments must be completed in the agreed timescale and submitted to the assessor who will then provide feedback, advice and guidance, and, additional support where needed.
What financial support is on offer?
A range of financial support may be available for adult students to help towards the cost of your fees, equipment, childcare and/or other expenses while studying, depending on your personal circumstances and the course you are studying. For full details please visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
What can I do next?
There are further Level 2 certificates that you may progress to, which include: mental health problems, dementia care, and infection control, care planning, common health conditions, learning disabilities, equality and diversity, nutrition. Also you may progress to a Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Adult Health and Social Care or progress on to an apprenticeship within the sector.
How do I find out more?
Contact the Work Based Learning Health and Social Care Team, Tel: 01782 254121 or 01782 254114
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