Understanding Autism - Level 2 Certificate (Part-Time)

L1/L2 Adult Part Time Course

Subject Area Health and Care

School Health, Childcare, Business and Science

Attendance Part-Time

UCAS Code  -

Overview

This qualification is designed for a wide range of learners who wish to develop their understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism. It 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 course runs on the following dates:



Start Date: This course has multiple entry points throughout the year Please call 0191 200 4000 or email enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk for more information.
Duration: 6 Weeks
Venue: Parsons Building, Rye Hill Campus

Who the course is for

This course is aimed at unemployed individuals seeking to gain qualifications to return in to the employment market.
 

Qualification Gained

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

How to Apply

Online

Click on the "Apply for this course" button at the bottom of this page.

In Person

Come along to our Student Services Office, located within Armstrong House. Alternatively, visit an Open Event at our Rye Hill Campus, click here for dates and times.

 

Course Content

This course covers a variety of units including:

• Introduction to Autism
• Communication and Social Interaction in Individuals with Autism
• Supporting Individuals with Autism to Live Healthy and Fulfilled Lives
• Supporting Positive Behaviour in Individuals with Autism
• Sensory Processing, Perception and Cognition in Individuals with Autism
• Using a Person-Centred Approach to Support Individuals with Autism
 

Learning Methods

You will develop your knowledge though

Group discussions
Formal lecturers
Written assessments

Progression Opportunities

Further study or employment.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 qualification

Further Information

If you have a query about this course or would like advice on your study options, contact Student Services, based in Armstrong House at Rye Hill Campus. If you need information in another format (e.g. large print) or another language, please ask.

Student Services
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday and Friday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Reception
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4.30pm

Telephone Contact Centre
Monday - Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

You can also contact us via the following:

In person: Student Services, Armstrong House, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA.
By phone: (0191) 200 4000 By fax: (0191) 200 4517 By minicom: (0191) 272 3304
By e-mail: enquiries@ncl-coll.ac.uk
By post: Student Services, Newcastle College, FREEPOST NT920, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 7SA (you do not need a stamp). 

Additional Course Costs

Learners aged 19 or over

Please note many courses will be available free of charge or at a discount depending on your age and circumstances. For friendly advice and to check your eligibility for free or discounted study please call our Student Services team on 0191 200 4000. Please note some courses are not eligible for any discounts. Please download a prospectus from the adults section of this website for details of the latest course fees.