This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding to work with individuals with learning disabilities or difficulties. They will explore the principles of safeguarding and positive risk-taking and gain awareness of the autistic spectrum.
Learners will submit their workbooks via an online portfolio and these will be internally assessed by their tutor.
This qualification may support you in progressing onto the following qualifications:
• Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
• Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism
• Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Upon completion, you may also wish to progress onto another of our online learning courses
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, learners may find it helpful if they’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification.
A good level of English will also be requried in order to effectively complete workbooks
You must also be aged 19 or over on the 31st August at the start of the academic year to be eligible.