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Understanding Autism Level 3

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Call 01756 693 800 L300072D/1 - - Weeks VARIOUS Distance Learning £ 811*
Exam: £69

* Fee remission may be available for this course, visit Fees and Funding for further information

Autism is described by The National Autistic Society as a complex, lifelong developmental disability that typically appears during early childhood and can impact a person’s social skills, communication, relationships, and self-regulation. Individual preference regarding terminology used for an individual on the autism spectrum may vary and must be valued and respected.

You will study …

  • Autism in Context
  • Positive Behavioural Support for Individuals With Autism
  • Understand Support and Management of Transitions for Individuals With Autism
  • Therapeutic Interventions and Support Available for Individuals With Autism and Co-occuring Conditions
  • Communication and Social Interaction With Individuals With Autism
  • Safeguarding and Resilience in Autism

For each unit, a set of knowledge questions are issued as the formal assessment. Your tutor will provide feedback following the completion of each. All assessments must be completed and passed in order for you to successfully achieve the qualification.


Studying a Craven College Distance learning course is a great way to gain a FREE* accredited qualification in your spare time! It’s the perfect solution for those with busy work or home lives who would like to study where and when it suits them. After completing an induction, you will be provided with all the learning materials you need and will receive the highest level of support and guidance from your named tutor.

Further Study

  • Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care {Adults) for England Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support Services
  • Level 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support
  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Part-time courses are term-time only.
See our term dates for further information.

Did you know that some of our courses are free if you earn less than £20,319 (£23,400 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations).

Distance Learning call 01756 693 800 or email

Courses in the community call 01756 693 800 or email

All other Part-time courses call 01756 693 309 or email

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