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Level 2 in Understanding Autism

96P811/A-1819
  1. CampusDirect off Site
  2. Course Length12 Weeks
  3. Type of CoursePart Time
  4. Week CommencingFlexible
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

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The Details

Autism is a spectrum condition that affects how a person communicates with others and how they interpret the world around them. There are around 700,000 people in the UK with autism - more than 1 in every 100. Having a clear understanding of the misconceptions, diagnoses and support surrounding autism are just some of the essential skills needed when working in mental health.

  • Unit 1 - Introduction to Autism
  • Unit 2 - Using a Person-Centred Approach to Support Individuals with Autism
  • Unit 3 - Communication and Social Interaction in Individuals with Autism
  • Unit 4 - Sensory Processing, Perception and Cognition in Individuals with Autism
  • Unit 5 - Supporting Positive Behaviour in Individuals with Autism
  • Unit 6 - Supporting Individuals with Autism to Live Healthy and Fulfilled Lives

    Other Important Info

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • No need to formally attend a college, meaning that you can learn in your own time
  • Receive a set of high-quality learner support materials that will be yours to keep and use as a reference
  • Receive support and guidance from a dedicated team of qualified assessors/tutors
  • Free courses for adults
  • Eligibility criteria will be checked on application
  • Due to the availability of government funding, we're able to offer a range of short qualifications at no cost to applicants aged 19 or over who have lived in the EU for at least three years. Failure to complete your course will result in a fee of £125
  • Funded places are limited so please book early to secure your place

    Future Prospects

    By undertaking this course, you will gain formal recognition by obtaining a nationally recognised qualification. This will enable you to further your own personal and professional development, which could also support you in improving your career prospects. You can progress onto another Level 2 or a Level 3 Course and continue your studies.

    Entry Requirements

  • Candidates MUST be aged 19 plus (born before 01/09/1998)
  • Lived in the EU for 3 years
  • Must have access to a computer and have wi fi

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
  • Our career advisers booked 1084 careers interviews in 2016-2017! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.