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Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism

This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of autism, its spectrum disorders, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
15 weeks
Online Learning

The course is FREE for those employed and are a Greater Manchester resident who is aged 19+


those that are employed or unemployed and a South Yorkshire resident who is aged 24+ living in the following postcode areas: Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster or Barnsley

When does the course start?

We have regular start dates for this course. Once you have registered your interest a member of the team will contact you to discuss your start date.

What does the course cover?

The objectives of this qualification are to gain knowledge and understanding of autism, including:

  • How to adopt a positive approach to supporting individuals with autism
  • The current legislative framework relating to individuals with autism and how different theories have developed over time
  • How to support and manage transitions for individuals with autism
  • The range of therapeutic interventions and support available for individuals with autism and co-occurring conditions
  • How to support communication and social interaction for individuals with autism
  • How to develop an understanding of how individuals with autism may be vulnerable and the support worker’s role and responsibilities relating to safeguarding according to legislative requirements




This course is delivered online.


What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, however you should have a Level 1 qualification in maths and English.


What will I achieve?

Upon successful completion, you will achieve a TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism.