Meeting the Needs of Learners with Autistic Spectrum Conditions Award - Level 2 (Hillcroft Campus)

This short qualification course is suitable for learning support workers, teaching assistants, teachers, parents and any others involved or interested in the delivery of learning to learners with Autistic Spectrum Conditions in mainstream education. The course will enable you to gain a deeper understanding of Autistic Spectrum Conditions and the impact on behaviour and learning in the classroom environment. You will also focus on developing strategies to deliver effective learning and make suitable adaptations to learners with these conditions.

Course Content

The course will cover -
Understanding what Autistic Spectrum Conditions are and how they impact on individuals and their behaviour
Identifying the impact that Autism has on a person
Reducing the impact that Autism has on learning
Identifying the key principles of positive behaviour management.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

You will need English and Maths Level 2 Functional Skills (this is the equivalent of GCSEs in both subjects with minimum Grade C or numerical equivalent 4 ); good working knowledge of using IT and access to a computer.

First Class Requirements

A pen and A4 note paper for note-making. You could alternatively bring a suitable digital device for note-making.

Attendance Requirements

Attendance at all three sessions (100% attendance) is compulsory as this is a short qualification course with evidence of your achievement being recorded in class time.

Assessment Methods

Tutors will assess activities in class for a learner portfolio of evidence.

Further Study Options

You will work more effectively with learners with Autistic Spectrum Conditions in the mainstream education sector and you could also progress to take related qualifications such as awards in Meeting the Needs of Learners with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Conditions in the Mainstream Classroom or the L3 Certificate in Understanding Autism.