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Understanding Autism Level 3

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Select Status Course Code Date Duration Time Location Costs
Available for applications L300072D/1 - 1 Day VARIOUS Distance Learning £ 811*

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

The purpose of the qualification is to develop learners knowledge and understanding of autism to support progression to employment and/or to further qualifications.

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to develop an understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism.
It’s useful for learners who provide direct support and those working in sectors such as healthcare, social care, leisure, entertainment, nursing and education & training.

You will study…

  • Autism and behaviour
  • Legislation, guidance, information and support relevant to autism
  • Living with autism in society
  • Understand best practice in the context of autism
  • Understand the diagnosis and management of autism

You will be assessed by completing all the required assessments with your tutor providing feedback following completion of each. All assessments must be completed and passed in order for you to successfully achieve the qualification.

You may find it helpful if you have already achieved a Level 2 end-of-life qualification, or qualifications in health care or social care contexts.

This is a knowledge-only qualification; therefore no real work environment placement is required.

This course is fully online so you will need regular and reliable access to suitable equipment and broadband.


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 our experienced professional tutors.

Further Study

  • Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 4 Diploma in Health Promotion and Management
  • Level 4 Diploma in Occupational Health Management

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 (£21,255 if you live in West Yorkshire, difference in qualifying earning amounts is due to local authority funding regulations). Call 01756 693 309 for further information.

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