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Understanding Autism

Our Understanding Autism qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism. This course is delivered predominantly online and covers the person-centred 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. 

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop an understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism. It is useful for those individuals who provide direct support and for those working in sectors such as: healthcare, social care, leisure, entertainment, education and training and nursing. 

How to Apply

You can register interest for this course online by clicking here, call 0300 003 7073 or email

Qualifications needed

Entry Level – No previous qualifications are required for this programme, however, a pre-course interview will be required before a place is offered.

Careers you could move into:

The purpose of our Understanding Autism qualification is to help learners to progress within employment in a variety of sectors, and in a number of job roles where an understanding of autism and knowledge of how to support people with autism is required.

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