TQUK Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

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  • National Vocational Qualification
  • London

Who is the course suitable for?

Anybody working with someone who has Autism or anybody aiming to develop their knowledge of Autism.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level one in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

The qualification is suitable for learners of 16 years of age and above.

Qualification Purpose

The purpose of the qualification is to develop your knowledge and understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives.

The term ‘autism’ is used to include all autistic spectrum conditions, including Asperger syndrome.

Cost of the Course

Funding opportunities available.

Mandatory Units/Course Content

Unit Level Guided Learning Hours Credit Value
Principles of autism 2 36 4
Person-centred approaches to the support of individuals with autism 2 20 2
Communication and social interaction with individuals with autism 2 22 3
Sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism 2 20 2
Supporting positive behaviour in individuals with autism 2 24 3
Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy and fulfilled lives 2 30 4
Length of Course

152 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) over 3-6 months.


The assessment for the course will be undertaken through a range of workbooks.

Progression Prospects

Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:

TQUK Level 3 Diploma for the Children’s Workforce (Early Years Educator)

TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care

TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support

TQUK Level 3 Award in Supporting Children and Young People with Autism

Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services

Level 3 Diploma for Residential Childcare

Delivery Methods

Delivery methods for the course may vary but will involve either taught sessions or distance learning.

Learners must complete all 6 mandatory units.


14 Maylands Business Centre,

Redbourn Road,

Hemel Hempstead,

HP2 7ES,

Tel: 01442 531105

Web: https://www.3spirituk.com/