NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

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There are around 700,000 autistic people in the UK – more than 1 in every 100. If you work with autistic people, or if someone you know is autistic, this course is a great way to increase your knowledge about the condition. On this Autism course you will learn about how it can affect the ways people communicate, interact and process information. You'll learn how to support autistic people to live healthy, fulfilled lives.

Course Units

- Learn how autistic people process sensory information
- Understand the characteristics that may be present in autistic individuals
- Understand the conditions that commonly occur with autism
- Learn the common misconceptions surrounding autism
- Learn how speech, language and communication may differ in autistic people
- Recognise how legislation and guidance underpins support

Progression Options

This Level 2 Autism Course can help with professional development and lead to careers in Education and Childcare. This is particularly useful for job roles such as;

- Teaching Assistant (£11,500 to £23,000 per year)
- Training officer (£15,000 to £35,000 per year)
- Nursery worker (£14,000 to £24,000 per year)

Understanding autism can help make the workplace a more inclusive environment. This can help your CV stand out and is beneficial for many different job roles.

*Salary information is taken from the National Careers Service

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Who is NCFE?

NCFE is the oldest qualification awarding organisation in the UK, recognised for providing vocational, technical and continuous professional development (CPD) educational products and services aligned to the needs of learners, educators and employers. It is a registered educational charity dedicated to learning for over 150 years.

- Showcase to employers that you have gained a recognised and regulated qualification in your specific sector

- Last year alone, over a quarter of a million learners chose to learn via NCFE CACHE

- Build the foundations to improve your job prospects