Free autism courses with certificates UK

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Autism

Nationally Recognised Qualification​

Free autism courses with certificates UK​

Free Course Details

The free online course takes on average 6 weeks to complete.

This will depend on learner ability and can be completed faster.

The free course is 100% online. 

Study from anywhere, at any time!

The qualification is accredited by NCFE who are nationally recognised by qualification regulators.

To qualify for government funding you must be:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • Must be aged 19+ (19-23-year-olds must have hold a level 2 qualification prior attainment)
  • Must not be on an apprenticeship

Free Course Benefits

You will receive a nationally recognised level 2 qualification and accredited certificate on successful completion of this free course.

The online flexible learning means you can fit the free training around your schedule and learn from anywhere!

Your dedicated tutor will be assigned at the start of your course and will be available via email, text or phone call.

With new skills, knowledge and qualification you will be perfectly set up to boost your career and realise your full potential.

About this Free Online Course

Develop your understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism.

There are around 700,000 autistic people in the UK – more than 1 in every 100.

If you work with autistic people, or if someone you know is autistic, this course is a great way to increase your knowledge about the condition.

In this Autism course, you will learn about how it can affect the ways people communicate, interact and process information. You’ll learn how to support autistic people to live healthy, fulfilled lives.

Government funded course. Accredited by NCFE. Regulated by Ofqual.

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Free Course Units

Your free online course is split into manageable units.

No experience is needed for this qualification.

Unit 1

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Introduction to autism

This unit provides you with an introduction to autism, covering what is meant by ‘autism’, theories and diagnosis.

You will also look at common misconceptions associated with autism and conditions that an co-occur with autism.

Unit 2

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Person-centred approach to support

This unit covers using a person-centred approach to support individuals with autism, incorporating the preferences and needs of the individual.

You will also look at legislation and guidance, and the support networks available to individuals and their families.

Unit 3

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Communication and interaction

This unit covers the potential delays and difficulties in speech, language, and social development sometimes faced by individuals with autism.

It also covers methods and strategies that could be used when communicating with an individual with autism.

Unit 4

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Sensory processing and perception

In this unit you will gain an understanding of sensory processing, perception, and cognition in individuals with autism – including looking at hypersensitivity and hyposensitivity.

You will also consider how to the support the sensory needs of individuals with autism.

Unit 5

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Supporting positive behaviour

Through this unit you will understand individuals’ behaviours in the context of autism.

You’ll also look at how to support positive behaviour and help individuals to develop coping strategies.

Unit 6

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Healthy and fulfilled lives

This unit covers how to support individuals through transitions and life events, how to maintain their personal safety, and how to access services, facilities and employment opportunities.

You will also gain an understanding of what it’s like for an individual to live with autism.

There are no exams! 

You will complete assessment questions based on the skills and knowledge you have gained from the units.

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Expert Tutor Support

A tutor will be allocated who will support you throughout the free course and provide valuable feedback against your assessments. 

You will be able to discuss any queries or concerns via email, text or phone, whichever works best for you…

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When you successfully complete this free online course you will receive an accredited level 2 certificate.

The certificate proves you hold a qualification that is regulated by Ofqual, accredited by NCFE, and recognised by the government.

Employers in the UK regard such qualifications as extremely valuable. This will help you to progress in your chosen career and realise your full potential.

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Government Funded Online Course

Free Courses Online work with the very best training providers to offer adults in England the opportunity to gain lifelong skills via government-funded e-learning.

The funding is supplied by the Adult Education Budget (AEB). The AEB is a government-funded program that has been put in place to refresh skills, prepare adults for the workplace, and support career progression.

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    Your brand new skills, knowledge and qualification will allow you to open the door to the career that you want.

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FAQs

Yes! On successful completion of your free course you will receive your nationally recognised certificate in the post.

The certificate gives you the foundations to improve your job prospects.

All certificates are accredited by the awarding body NCFE, and regulated by Ofqual.

Funding is through the Adult Education Budget which is provided by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

The Adult Education Budget is a government-funded program that has been put in place to refresh skills, prepare adults for the workplace, and support career change.

To qualify for government funding you must be:

  • Currently live in England
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study
  • Must be aged 19+ (19-23-year-olds must have hold a level 2 qualification prior attainment)
  • Must not be on an apprenticeship

The course is delivered online.

Study from anywhere, at any time!

The free online course takes on average 6 weeks to complete.

This will depend on learner ability and can be completed faster.

No, there are no exams!

All courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have just gained from the units.

You will need access to a computer and the internet.

The course can not be completed on a smartphone.

When you successfully complete this free online course you will receive an accredited level 2 certificate.

Employers in the UK regard such qualifications as extremely valuable. This will help you to progress in your chosen career and realise your full potential.

All qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are the perfect way to boost any CV.

You can complete up to 5 courses in one year, however you can only do one at a time so you must finish one before moving onto the next.

Yes! The free course is a great way to improve your CV and get into work.

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