Course Overview

Did you know that autism affects an estimated 1 in 100 children in the UK and for every 3 people diagnosed, a further two are left undetected? People living with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) will experience challenges with communication and social interactions and will display restrictive and repetitive behaviour. Autism is not always immediately apparent, and the symptoms can be more severe for some than others. Awareness of the condition is growing by the day, and so is the need for people who understand it. Brilliant news – this course does exactly that, whether you’re a parent with a child with ASD, or you’re looking for a boost in career opportunities within teaching or caring.

You’ll develop a broad knowledge of how to provide support to individuals living with ASD to live a healthier and more fulfilled life, and gain tips on communication and socially interaction. You’ll delve into sensory processing, perception and cognition in individuals with autism, and how to aid more positive behaviour too. Designed with you in mind, our courses offer the flexibility and convenience of studying in your own time, at your own pace.

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Course duration

12

On average it takes our students 4 months to complete this course, however you have up to 12 months.

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Whichever career path you decide to choose, our 5‑step process can help you achieve your goals.

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We'll take the time to understand your goals

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Together we'll develop your learning journey

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You'll get access to our award-winning learning portal, MyOxbridge. If you like, add a printed version of your course too!

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Our team of highly qualified tutors are as passionate about your success as you are. That’s why you’ll receive as much one-to-one support as you need from the moment you enrol, right through to receiving your certificate

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Once you've passed, we’ll review your learning journey, and provide free resources such as our Job Ready or University Ready Pack.

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12

On average, students complete this course in 4 months, but we'll give you up to 12 months.

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The learning hours for this course are up to 152 hours, which is around 50 minutes per day for 6 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

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CACHE stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and are the leading specialist Awarding Organisation for the Care and Education Sector.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive the following qualification: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism.

That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

In 2015, NCFE acquired CACHE. As of September 2017, our CACHE courses will now be known as NCFE CACHE, and you will receive your certificate from both awarding bodies.

This qualification comes with NCFE CACHE Level 2 certification. NCFE CACHE have been developing courses in the childcare, education and healthcare sectors since 1945 and are one of the most reputable awarding bodies for qualifications in the UK and overseas. Practitioners working in these areas are much more employable having gained NCFE CACHE certification and many employers specifically ask for their qualifications when taking on members of staff.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to further learning in the following sectors:

  • Healthcare
  • Social Care
  • Education
  • Early Years

Potential qualification routes include:

  • Level 3 Diploma for the Children’s Workforce (Early Years Educator)
  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
Our course code
X215
Qualification Code
601/6330/6
Official Qualification Title
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
Credits
18

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Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level two: the equivalent difficulty of a GCSE, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English
Minimum age
16 years old.

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