Course Content

  • Learn how autistic people process sensory information
  • Understand the characteristics that may be present in autistic individuals
  • Understand the conditions that commonly occur with autism
  • Learn the common misconceptions surrounding autism
  • Learn how speech, language and communication may differ in autistic people
  • Recognise how legislation and guidance underpins support

Full course title

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism

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  • Currently live in England    
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study    
  • Must be aged 19+    
  • Must not be on an apprenticeship

How to Sign up

Learners may be eligible for funding which means the course won’t cost a thing to complete (subject to eligibility). There is a £125 cancellation fee if a learner enrols and fails to complete or withdraws early from the course. This fee is to cover administration costs. We may be able to offer extensions if learners are unable to meet the set submission deadline. Please read the declaration on the enrolment form carefully before signing up.

What happens after Enrolment?

  1. Submit your enrolment form and get instant access to begin your course
  2. We'll process your funding application, and a tutor will be assigned to support you through your course
  3. Receive text reminders when your work is due
  4. Your work will be marked and returned to you within 7 days
  5. Once you've submitted your work, we'll apply for your certificate

How Learners use this course

This Level 2 Autism Course can help with professional development and lead to careers in Education and Childcare. This is particularly useful for job roles such as;

  • Teaching Assistant (£11,500 to £23,000 per year)
  • Training officer (£15,000 to £35,000 per year)
  • Nursery worker (£14,000 to £24,000 per year)

Understanding individuals with autism can help make the workplace a more inclusive environment. This can help your CV stand out and is beneficial for many different job roles.

*Salary information is taken from the National Careers Service (*