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Award in Autism Awareness - Advanced (endorsed) Level 3

Online course title, endorsement, level

Autism Awareness - Advanced (endorsed) Level 3
(BYTSYZ e-Learning assessed, externally certificated)
Click Non-Endorsed course for Non-Endorsed version of this course.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH)

20 hours

Average study time

1 hours 09 minutes
(this time does not in anyway suggest that you personally will complete the course in this time. Some individuals study faster then others so the study time differs from individual to individual.)

Price per Course per Candidate

£60.00 + VAT


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Course Modules

  1. About Autism
  2. Care And Support In Autism

Training, assessment, certification and Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
Assessment criterion based multiple choice questions with instant results.
All our courses conform to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) criteria.

Evidence of achievement

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by Training Qualifications UK.

This endorsed BYTSYZ online course is suitable for

This endorsed online course will be useful to all who come into contact with and work regularly with those on the autism spectrum, whether through paid or voluntary work, or as a family carer. The course is suitable for, but not limited to:

  • head teachers
  • principals
  • education managers
  • teachers
  • lecturers
  • classroom assistants
  • SEN Co-ordinators
  • anyone working in educational settings such as schools and colleges and other organisations, who works with children and young people
  • qualified nurses
  • social workers
  • paramedics and other professions allied to medicine
  • health and social care managers
  • health and social care professionals and practitioners
  • health and social care support workers
  • family carers.
  • youth workers
  • volunteers
  • church and religious workers
  • children's entertainers
  • those in sports coaching
  • anyone, who as part of their role, works with people affected by autism.

In addition, this course aims to meet training requirements, so that providers of education and health and social care, can ensure their teams are up-to-date with the issues surrounding autism and its related conditions.

The course suitable for all education and health and social professionals and practitioners working with people affected by autism and/or their parents/carers.

Course Description

Autism is a diverse and mystifying condition that has been the focus of much research over the last few decades. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability, that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, as well as how they experience the world around them.

Autism is described as a spectrum condition, meaning that, while all autistic people share certain difficulties, they are affected in different ways. Some autistic people are able to live relatively independent lives, while others may have accompanying learning disabilities and need a lifetime of specialist support. People on the autism spectrum may also experience over- or under-sensitivity to sounds, touch, tastes, smells, light or colours.

According to the National Autistic Society, there are approximately seven hundred thousand (700,000) people in the United Kingdom with autism, meaning more than one in one hundred have the condition. Overall it effects over two and a half million people each day, which includes the families of affected individuals.

People from all nationalities and backgrounds can be autistic, although it appears to affect more men than women. It is a lifelong condition, with autistic children growing up to become autistic adults.

This Autism Awareness course provides a practical and informative exploration into autism, aiming to develop an understanding of the condition and providing practical suggestions for working with autistic individuals.

The course will explore:

  • why autism is a spectrum disorder and the related 'Triad of Impairments'
  • the behaviours, signs and symptoms typically associated with autism
  • the range of approaches, strategies, interventions and services available to help, support and treat those with autism.

Course Objectives

  1. Explain the nature of autism as a spectrum disorder
  2. Discuss the characteristics and the triad of impairments, associated with autism
  3. Differentiate between the range of behaviours associated with autism
  4. Recognise the range of signs and symptoms associated with the autism spectrum
  5. Identify the various approaches and strategies beneficial to those with autism
  6. Explain the range of interventions beneficial to those with autism
  7. Discuss the range of support and services needed by those with autism

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