Boost your knowledge in supporting children and young people with autism, from home!
This course will enable you to:
You will receive your course by post, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!
The course will allow you to study whenever you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free.
Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 85,000 students that already have!
The course content for this course is based around these 8 learning outcomes:
Understand the impairments and sensory sensitivities associated with autism
Be able to devise and use visual strategies to support learning and development
Be able to assess the communication abilities and development needs of a child or young person with autism
Be able to evaluate techniques, strategies and resources for supporting the development of communication skills for a child or young person with autism
Understand strategies to support the development of social skills in children and young people with autism
Understand how to develop a suitable learning environment for children or young people with autism
Understand the importance of developing a relationship with the parents/carers of children or young people with autism
Be able to analyse the behaviour of a child or young person with autism and identify strategies for reducing or eliminating challenging behaviours
This course is assessed by one assignment, which will be submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.
You will have 12 months to complete this course from when you've received your materials. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.
You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. Your course materials will be delivered to you by post, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. Tutor support is also available by email, so help is only a click away! You will send your assignments to your tutor for marking. Assignments can be sent by email or post, it’s up to you!
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
You can start at any time and have 12 months to complete this course from when you've received your materials. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
* Not available with the online study option
No, you will be assessed on your tutor marked assignment only.
No, everything you need is included in the price!
You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you.
It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.
That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.