This autism awareness course has been designed to offer strategies to support those who are on the autism spectrum and ensure that learners have a greater understanding of it. On completion learners will have a greater understanding of the main characteristics of behaviour which individuals on the autism spectrum display as, appreciate the sensory differences of people and much more.
This e-learning module aims to provide learners with an increased understanding of the autistic spectrum and offer strategies to support those on it. On completion, learners will have an increased awareness of the main characteristics of behaviour which individuals on the autism spectrum can commonly display as well as an increased understanding of the sensory differences of people on the autistic spectrum.
Our Understand How to Support Individuals with Autism Spectrum Conditions training course has been updated with help from subject matter experts to include more information on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and to cover the Oliver McGowan case.
As 2.8 million people in the UK are affected by autistic spectrum disorders, it is important that we gain an understanding of the autistic spectrum and the strategies that are available to support those with the disorders.
This is why we have developed this autism online training course. It is aimed at anyone who may come into contact with someone who has an autistic spectrum disorder, whether that is someone they care for, or a family member, friend or colleague, and will provide them with a greater understanding of the autistic spectrum and helpful strategies to support those on it.
On completion, you will have a greater understanding of the main behavioural characteristics which individuals on the autism spectrum can commonly display, as well as the sensory differences of people on the autistic spectrum.
On completion of this autism awareness course you will be able to:
Areas covered include:
The content of this autism awareness training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 1 - 2 hours.
The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
This module is aimed at anyone who may come into contact with an individual (adult) with an autistic spectrum condition. This could be in the context of an individual who they support via their working role, a colleague, an employer, a relative or friend.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
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Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.
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This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physical copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.
Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.
If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out at the beginning of the following working week.