Sale! Understanding Autism QLS Level 3

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Understand how you can better support individuals with autism with this Understanding Autism QLS Level 3 course.

  • Understand how autism is identified and diagnosed
  • Explore the key features of autism in terms of ‘the triad of impairments’
  • Identify and understand the key features of disorders that may accompany autism or be diagnosed alongside it
  • Learn that autism is a spectrum disorder which affects individuals in a wide variety of ways
  • Identify practical ways to support individuals in their day to day functioning, in terms of the helping them to address and overcome difficulties experienced as a result of the triad of impairments
  • Discover and understand the key features of legislation and policies that affect individuals with autism
  • Understand how best to support individuals with autism in terms of promoting good health, social inclusion and active participation
  • Explore the problems individuals with autism may face in terms of discrimination, bullying and access to opportunities and services
  • Identify the symptoms of sensory processing disorder and describe some of their effects on individuals with autism
Course overview

Are you in a role where it would be helpful to improve your understanding of autism and how you can better support individuals with this specific special educational need?

This Understanding Autism QLS Level 3 course is ideal for anyone currently working in a childcare or education setting with an autistic child or young person. Your studies will provide you with a full understanding of the condition and how to support an autistic individual with their communication, social interactions, and behaviour.

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Study Hours

Approximately 100 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive an Understanding Autism QLS Level 3 certificate of achievement from the Quality License Scheme and a learner unit summary.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

Extra info

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for anyone currently working in a childcare or education setting who are working with children or young people with autism.

Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination or practical work is required, so you can complete all assessed work from home.

Course duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 100 hours to complete. This allows you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines.

Study method

This course will be studied entirely via distance learning, meaning you will complete your learning either from home or a place that suits you. Full tutor support will be available via email, so if you have any questions or need some guidance, your tutor will be here to help. Your course materials will include a series of self-assessment exercises and tutor-marked questions to allow both yourself and your tutor to monitor your progress.

The study method you choose depends on your personal learning style. Your options are:

  • Study pack: if you choose the study pack option, you will be sent a set of printed course materials.
  • Study online: if you choose this option, you will be sent your login details to our online portal through which you will access your course materials digitally. You can access your course via a desktop/laptop computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Course outcome

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will receive a certificate of achievement in Understanding Autism Level 3 from the Quality License Scheme. You will also receive a learner unit summary which will list the components you have completed as part of your course.

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality course materials. This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme who endorse high-quality, non-regulated provisions and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

What next?

This knowledge-based course will allow you to apply the knowledge and skills you have gained during your studies to your current role, as well as being a great addition to your CV to help you stand out to any future employers.

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