Course Description

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF)

NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) is a course run by Global Edulink, Dublin. For more information about NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism (RQF) at Global Edulink, please review the details below.


The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism is designed for anyone who aspires to work with individuals with autism or you want to expand your knowledge on this subject. The course is comprehensive and instructional, and is highly useful if you want to learn more about this condition. Autism has no cure, however, it can be effectively managed allowing the individual to lead a happy and fulfilled life. Whether you are a parent, teacher or caregiver, this Level 2 course will give you a sound understanding of autism and how to relate to anyone struggling with this condition.

The Level 2 Certificate will discuss key subjects at length which include introduction to autism, using a person-centered approach, communication and social interaction and supporting positive behaviour. Once the condition has been diagnosed, you will learn to tackle individuals with autism and how to meet their specific requirements. Some people may be reluctant to seek a diagnosis, this is where learners who are qualified in this subject must step in and help in your professional capacity.

The NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism will make you better equipped at handling children and adults with autism. The course will make you an authority on the condition, giving you the skills to spot symptoms and make the necessary adjustments to individuals with autism.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Getting Started
Qualification Specification
Awarding Body Registration
Introduction to Autism [Unit 01]
Introduction to Autism
Introduction to Autism – Assignment
Using a Person-Centered Approach [Unit 02]
Using a person-centered approach
Using a person-centered approach – Assignment
Communication and Social Interaction With Autism [Unit 03]
Communication and social interaction with autism
Communication and social interaction with autism – Assignment
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☑ Re-Submit Your Assignment
Sensory Processing, Perception, and Cognition [Unit 04]
Sensory processing, perception, and cognition
Sensory processing, perception, and cognition – Assignment
Supporting Positive Behaviour [Unit 05]
Supporting positive behavior
Supporting positive behavior – Assignment
Supporting Individuals With Autism to Live Healthily [Unit 06]
Supporting individuals with autism to live healthily
Supporting individuals with autism to live healthy – Assignment
Harvard Referencing Guide
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Method of Payment

Choose the payment method that best suits you!

  • Full package: A onetime fee of £319.00 can be paid to access this course, which includes the awarding body registration fee and assessments fee.
  • Installment basis: The total price is £327.00, from which an initial fee of £39.00 can be paid to buy the course. The remaining amount can be paid as £59.00 and £229.00 for awarding body registration and assessment respectively.

Access Duration

You will have 12 months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

Course Benefits

  • Eligibility for a TOTUM extra discount card
  • Fully accredited UK courses
  • 24/7 access to our user friendly learning portal
  • Tutor support Monday-Friday
  • Excellent quality video tutorials
  • Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email

Method of Assessment

To be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism learners are required to successfully complete 6 mandatory units.

Internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio of evidence. Each learner is required to create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria.

Course Objectives

  •  Develop a sound understanding of autism.
  • Learn the principles of supporting those with autism and how to support positive behaviour.
  • Learn how individuals with autism can lead healthy and fulfilled lives.
  • The qualification is suited to multiple sectors such as healthcare, social care, education and early years.

Course Description

  • Qualification type: Level 2 Certificate
  • Qualification title: NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Level:2
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 152
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 180
  • Qualification number (QN): 601/6330/6


Successful learners will be awarded the NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism.

Awarding Body

CACHE are continually investing in high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, making them the UK’s leading sector specialist. Developed by experts, CACHE qualifications help millions of learners to raise professional standards across the sector. As a result, CACHE has gained a deserved reputation for excellence and leadership.

NCFE is a national Awarding Organisation, passionate about designing, developing and certificating diverse, nationally recognised qualifications and awards. These qualifications contribute to the success of millions of learners at all levels, bringing them closer to fulfilling their personal goals. Last year alone, over 340,000 learners from over 2,000 colleges, schools and training organisations chose NCFE as the Awarding Organisation to help them move their careers forward.

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Training ProviderGlobal Edulink
Course LocationDublin
Course Fee319
Entry RequirementsLearners must be over the age of 19, and demonstrate the following; • Vocational or academic qualification at Level 1 or higher • Basic level of literacy, numeracy and ICT ability In order to qualify for the programme you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following; • Proof of educational qualifications • You must provide an identification document such as a passport or a driving license. Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the programme your application will not be accepted.
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