TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism

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TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism

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Study for our TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism qualification to cover a range of topics centred around Autism and how best to work with those on the autistic spectrum. The course covers various units and will help you to better understand how autism is diagnosed, legislation links to autism and typical behaviours of individuals with autism.

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About this TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism Course

Our TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism qualification provides an Ofqual regulated route to learning more about Autism, the traits of autistic individuals and how you can assist in their daily lives. This course is perfect for anyone looking to improve their knowledge of Autism, whether that be for their own awareness or as part of a career in care or education.

Study Time: 152 hours
Enrolment length: 12 months
Course Format: Online
Entry Requirements: None specific

Qualification

To gain the full TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism certification you will need to submit and pass all of the tutor marked assignments. There are 5 written assignments in the course. There is no need to purchase any textbooks as we provide all of the lessons and materials required to learn the syllabus.

There is no formal exam and the certification fee is included in the course fees.

For further information, go to: www.tquk.org/. Qualification Code 603/3203/7.

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Method

All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and messaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor

Assessments

To pass this course learners must pass 5 written assignments. These are completed after navigating through the corresponding lessons and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.

Enrolment Length

All of our courses are allocated plenty of time for students to complete their studies and all materials are self-led so that you can complete the course at your own pace. Should you require additional time on one of our courses you can extend your enrolment by 30 days for an additional fee of £60.

As well as this we operate a 14 day money back guarantee on every one of our qualifications- that’s how confident we are of how you will love studying with us!

TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism Course Content

The TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism course assesses the following units:

Unit 1: Understand the diagnosis and management of autism spectrum conditions

In this unit, you will learn about a range of characteristics, traits and behaviours that might be displayed by individuals on the autism spectrum. You will gain knowledge of the advantages and disadvantages of achieving a formal diagnosis for individuals on the autism spectrum and their family.

You will learn about categories that are used to support the diagnosis of an individual with an autism spectrum condition and factors which might impact such a diagnosis.

You will become more aware of historical research carried out relating to autism and the challenges of an autism spectrum condition where it is present with a co-occurring condition. From this, you will be able to understand a range of interventions that can be used to help manage autism spectrum conditions.

You will learn about the advantages and disadvantages of a range of therapeutic interventions used to help manage autism spectrum conditions and the ways in which common co-occurring conditions are managed through intervention or treatment.

Unit 2: Understand best practice in the context of autism spectrum conditions

In this unit, you will learn about a range of safeguarding concerns which may be relevant to individuals on the autism spectrum. You will also understand the term ‘restrictive practice’, when the use of restrictive practice may be necessary and how these may impact individuals on the autism spectrum. You will gain an understanding of how an advocate can contribute to the wellbeing and protection of individuals on the autism spectrum and why an individual on the autism spectrum may be more likely to suffer harm, abuse or exploitation. You will learn about the importance of adopting a proactive approach to supporting an individual on the autism spectrum and how to include the role of partnership working in this.

You will understand what is meant by the ‘person-centred approach’ and how to promote the implementation of this when working with an individual on the autism spectrum. You will gain knowledge of ways to facilitate positive social interaction through tailoring your own communication style and using different forms of augmentative and alternative communication. Finally, you will learn how to encourage an individual on the autism spectrum to communicate and interact through the involvement of a specialist and how to promote communication and integration including the implementation of strategies to encourage social interaction.

Unit 3: Legislation, guidance, information and support relevant to autism spectrum conditions

In this unit, you will learn about the legislation that is in place to support individuals on the autism spectrum and their families and some of the kinds of support available to individuals including that which is local, national, voluntary and independent. You will also learn about why individuals on the autism spectrum and their families may not access services available to them and how to ensure that such barriers are overcome. You will gain knowledge about how to help an autistic person access employment opportunities and about the importance of individuals on the autism spectrum and their families being able to provide feedback.

Unit 4: Autism Spectrum Conditions and behaviour

In this unit, you will learn about how an individual’s behaviour is influenced by a range of factors and how to identify triggers and patterns of behaviour in individuals on the autism spectrum. You will also gain knowledge of the reasons why it is important to distinguish between positive and negative behaviour displayed by an individual on the autism spectrum and how to view behaviour of an individual on the autism spectrum in the context of their condition.

You will learn about how an individual on the autism spectrum behaviour can impact on themselves, others and can how it can make them vulnerable. You will also learn how reflecting on their behaviour can help an individual manage the way that they behave moving forwards. You will be given information about how to plan behavioural support for an individual on the autism spectrum and about intervention strategies that can be utilised when an individual on the autism spectrum is displaying distressed behaviour.

You will learn a range of techniques which can be used to de-escalate a situation where an individual on the autism spectrum is displaying distressed behaviour and about the importance of respecting an individual while they are displaying distressed behaviour.

Unit 5: Living with autism spectrum conditions in society

In this unit, you will learn about the role of the media in shaping perceptions of individuals on the autism spectrum and some current representations of autism spectrum conditions in the media and in culture and art.

You will also learn about the impact of positive and negative representation of autism spectrum conditions in the media and arts on individuals on the autism spectrum. You will be given information about the term ‘emotional resilience’ how a person can demonstrate this.

You will learn about some significant life events experienced by individuals which involve change and how individuals on the autism spectrum might experience significant life events in a more challenging way, as well as ways that an individual on the autism spectrum can be supported through significant life event changes.

You will gain knowledge about the challenges that might be experienced by an individual on the autism spectrum who is looking for work and the positive aspects of employing individuals on the autism spectrum for both employer and employee, as well as ways to help an individual on the autism spectrum access employment opportunities and maintain an employed position.

You will learn about how an individual on the autism spectrum with and/or co-occurring conditions may experience difficulties communicating and interacting in everyday life and about a range of barriers to communication an individual on the autism spectrum may experience when communicating with others.

Finally, you will learn how to support low levels of stress and anxiety in an individual on the autism spectrum.

Support

The most important tool that all of our students have at their disposal is their tutor. When studying for a course with us you are assigned a personal tutor with in-depth knowledge and experience in your chosen subject.

You are strongly advised to make use of your tutors expertise and ask questions about the course content. Your assignments are marked by your personal tutor and detailed feedback is given. As well as this your tutor will provide you with pointers and advice on where you can improve- this helps you to get the most from your courses and constantly improve your skills.

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TQUK Certification

Included in the cost of this course is certification with TQUK. TQUK are an Ofqual-approved awarding body that develop nationally recognised qualifications in a variety of sectors. These qualifications are then taught by TQUK centres throughout the world to the highest levels possible.

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TQUK is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators (‘regulators’) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Welsh Government in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism regulated?

Yes this course is fully regulated through Ofqual which means it is recognised by all employers and linked to national standards. The course has qualification number 603/3203/7 and a total qualification time of 152 hours. TQUK stands for Training Qualifications UK and they are one of the most innovative and cutting edge awarding bodies in the country. Each of their qualifications are regulated through Ofqual, resulting in nationally recognised achievement.

What is included in the cost of the TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism course?

The cost of this course includes everything needed to pass. Your lessons, tutor support and certification costs are all included in the price with no additional costs at any stage. Should you wish to buy paper versions of the course materials you can do so on the checkout for £35 extra but this is optional.

What entry requirements are there for this course?

There are no entry requirements for this course at all. Anyone can study for this certification and there is no need to have any prior knowledge or experience.

How long do I have to study?

This Autism course has an enrolment length of 12 months included from the date you enrol. This is plenty of time to complete the assignments but you can purchase additional time for £60 per month should you need longer to finish the assignments.

Do I have to sit an exam?

No, there are no exams on this course. Everything is assessed through coursework which you can submit at any time within the enrolment length.

Am I assigned a tutor for this course?

Yes – all students are assigned to a personal tutor who will be in charge of your tuition. The same tutor marks all of your work as well as being available to answer any questions you may have throughout your enrolment period.

Do I need to be working to do the TQUK Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism?

No, you do not need a work placement. Everything is completed online from home through written assignments and there are no practical assignments needed.

Can I speak to someone before I enrol?

Of course. Our helpful course advisors are on hand from 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday. Contact us on our online chat or by calling 0800 772 0887 to discuss this course.

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