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Key details

Attendance Part-Time
Duration Variable (via distance learning)
Code VAD124AA
Awarding Body CACHE
Level CACHE Level 2 Certificate
Start Date Various

Course overview

The CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism is designed for a wide range of students who wish to develop their understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism. The course covers the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods, how to support positive behaviour and how individuals with autism can be supported to live healthy and fulfilled lives. The student will develop the knowledge and skills to progress within employment in a variety of sectors, and in a number of job roles where an understanding of autism and knowledge of how to support people with autism is required.

What you'll study

You will cover the following sections:

Section 1 – Introduction to autism Section 2 – Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism Section 3 – Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism

You will cover the following sections:

Section 4 – Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism Section 5 – Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism Section 6 – Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives
  • You will cover the following sections:

    Section 1 – Introduction to autism Section 2 – Using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism Section 3 – Communication and social interaction in individuals with autism
  • You will cover the following sections:

    Section 4 – Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism Section 5 – Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism Section 6 – Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives

Assessment

You must complete all assessments in the agreed timescales and submit these for marking to the Distance Learning Team by either post or email. Your work will then be sent to an assessor to be marked who will provide you with feedback along with advice and guidance to help you successfully complete the course.  There is also support available from the office team. Upon successful complete of two assessments you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Entry requirements

To be eligible to study our courses students must be:

  • Aged 19 or over (students under 19 may study our courses if they are employed. A letter of evidence from their employer stating the benefit of the course to their professional development must be submitted prior to enrolment)
  • Currently living in England and have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years (non EU nationals must provide evidence of their passport/visa with their application)
  • Students must not be studying another course, apprenticeship or traineeship with Bradford College or another education provider. There are exemptions to this depending on how the course is funded. Students in receipt of Advanced Learner Loans or student finance will be ineligible for our courses.

For more information, or if you are interested in one of our Distance Learning courses, please email distancelearning@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

 

How to apply

If you are interesting in enrolling, please contact the Distance Learning Team.

Telephone:

01274 088 652

01274 088 529

01274 088 371

Email: distancelearning@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Bradford.College.Distance.Learning

Visit us: www.bradfordcollege.ac.uk/study/distance-learning

Next steps

Upon successfully completing this course, you will gain a nationally recognized qualification that can enable you to progress in your career.

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Tuition fees

There are no fees for this course as the College has secured funding and has agreed to waive all fees.

Please note that when a student enrols on this course, they will be expected to complete the programme of study within the allocated timescales.

Should a student not complete the course in full, they will be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs.

For information about our student services, please click here.

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