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Certificate in Understanding Autism

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Course CodeM0896
Academic Year1718
DatesEnrolments throughout the year
Location NameIndustry Based
AreaBusiness Partnership
Mode Of ProvisionDistance Learning
IntroductionThis qualification is ideal for individuals looking to increase their knowledge and understanding of Autism. Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them.
Study OutlineThis qualification will give a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support surrounding autism. It covers the person-centered approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives.
Entry RequirementsThe qualification is available for learners who are 19+ at the start of the Academic year. There are no specific learning requirements but learners will need to demonstrate that they can fulfil the requirements of the awarding body assessment criteria and comply with the relevant literacy and numeracy aspects of the qualification
EquipmentEach learner receives a set of high quality learning materials comprising assessment booklets and knowledge and understanding books which are a valuable resource to keep for reference purposes.
AttendanceThe qualification is delivered over a period of 12 weeks.
AssessmentLearners receive the support of a dedicated assessor and complete Unit Assessments to demonstrate that they have met the qualification learning aims and assessment criteria.
ProgressionPlease see the college website for more details of our range of short level 2 qualifications offered by distance learning. Contact the BPO team on 02476243504 or email bpo@nwhc.ac.uk.
QualificationLevel 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
Awarding BodyNCFE
Level2
Available Full-time?N
Available Part-time?Y
Suitable for Higher Education?N
Suitable for Individuals?Y
Suitable for Employers?Y
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