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The Understanding Autism Level 2 Certificate RQF is an ideal course for those looking to gain a qualification in Autism for their career or to improve their overall understanding.
This is an RQF qualification, which has now replaced the QCF and NVQ qualifications.
Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF)
This Understanding Autism Level 2 Certificate RQF provides an introduction to autism and the principles of supporting individuals on the autistic spectrum.
After providing a general introduction to the autistic spectrum, the course covers using person-centred approaches and supporting positive communication. Sensory processing, perception and cognition are then discussed, including how autism can affect these processes.
Finally the course concludes by covering supporting positive behaviour and how to support individuals with autism to live a healthy, happy and fulfilled life.
This course is ideal for learners who want to develop awareness and understanding of autism and know how to support individuals with the condition. This qualification is ideal for learners who support individuals with autism in a variety of settings, including health, social care, entertainment, leisure, nursing, education, training and the public sector. It consists of six mandatory units:
1. Introduction to autism
2. Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism
3. Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism
4. Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism
5. Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism
6. Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives
To achieve the qualification, the learner must achieve all 18 credits from all six units.
This Understanding Autism Level 2 Certificate RQF has been accredited by Ofqual and is part of the Qualifications Credit Framework (RQF).
Qualification Title: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF)
Qualification Number: 601/6330/6
Total Credits: 18
There is no previous knowledge or certification required to enrol onto the Understanding Autism Level 2 Certificate RQF course. This course is available to all learners who are looking to gain a qualification in Autism by undertaking a home study programme.
Learners are free to enrol on this course at any time of year and have a period of 12 months tutor support to complete their studies.
Although not a requirement, you may wish to study this course alongside another related course such as Understanding ADHD or OCD Awareness to gain a greater understanding of issues which can affect child development.
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