This autism awareness course is designed to provide those who care for individuals with autism, as well as healthcare, teaching and social care professionals, with an in-depth understanding of autism, its spectrum disorders, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Autism is a very complex developmental disorder that takes time to understand. This course explains in the most simple and effective way, the needs of autistic people, how autism affects social and emotional development, and how to provide support for those with autism.
How do you know when a person has autism? Both mild and severe symptoms can be displayed, and this course helps you to identify common traits of autism, taking you through the screening and diagnosis process in detail. You will also develop key communication skills that are ideal for those who work in special needs teaching.
Who is it for?
Our TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) Qualification is designed for people whom wish to support or work with children that have Autism in any sector.
The TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism Qualification is to enable you to gain a recognised (RQF) qualification in order to work with persons that have Special Educational Needs (SEN).
As an SEN Teaching Assistant or an Autism specialist, you are responsible for working with children & Adults that may have learning difficulties. It is the responsibility of each SEN Teaching Assistant to ensure children or adults with learning difficulties are taught in a way they understand. This qualification will give you that knowledge and help you develop those with difficulties.
SEN Teaching Assistants work under the direction and supervision of Teachers & the SENCO team in order to help promote effective learning and teaching usually for children that may encounter learning difficulties. They carry out tasks delegated to them by the Teacher in order to work with children on both a 1-2-1 basis and also taking small groups to support learning.
The TQUK Level 3 Understanding Autism qualification will enable you to:
Unit 1 – Understand Autism
Unit 2 – Understand communication and social interaction with individuals with autism
Unit 3 – Understand hot to support and manage transitions for individuals with autism
Unit 4 – Understand positive behavioural support for individuals with autism
Unit 5 – Understand safeguarding and resilience in the context of autism
Unit 6 – Understand the therapeutic interventions and support available for individuals with autism and co-occuring conditions.
Qualification reference number – 603/3203/7
Credit Value – 23
Guided Learning Hours – 189
Assessments are a great way of checking your progress allowing you to apply your learning to real-world situations. Through the TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) Qualification, you will be assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor.
All assignments are set by TQUK. Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by TQUK, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the course thus passing your recognised qualification in full.
Please note: There is no examination required for this course.
You will have access to a Tutor, via email & telephone, who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you prepare for your assignments. You will be provided with all course materials in order to complete your TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) Qualification in order to be guided through your course content. Full tutor support is offered throughout the course to ensure your learning outcomes are met to a satisfactory standard.
The guided study hours to complete your TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) Qualification are an approximate figure and are dependent upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. You should allow enough time to complete assignments/ question papers to ensure satisfactory outcomes are met.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) Qualification is: 189 hours.
You will have an initial 12 months in which to complete this qualification. You can however complete this as quickly as you like.
Our TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) Qualification is openly available to anyone wishing to become a SENTeaching Assistant and has a keen interest in the subject, plus an intention to progress a career.
- Students should have access to a computer and the internet throughout your study period.
- Learners should have basic PC skills in order to use our Learner Management System (LMS)
- You should be fully committed to your studies.
- Must be aged 16 and over
The Certification fee for this qualification is £85.00 of which is only payable upon successful completion.