Autism Training and Awareness Course

Skills for Health
Delivery Method: eLearning

This is a three-module online autism awareness course containing information on autism diagnoses, how the condition impacts the individual on a day-to-day basis and the challenges autism presents to people who work with or care for people with autism.


The course will look at key issues such as the autistic spectrum, the causes of autism, autism and social communication issues, autism and body language, facial expressions and tone of voice, mind blindness, sensory issues, coping methods and the positives of autism.

This course is helpful for anyone working with, or likely to work with, people on the autistic spectrum or those interested in human development. It’s also useful for parents, carers or friends of people with autistic spectrum disorders.

You will automatically get a certificate on course completion, containing your name, CPD hours, date and learning objectives.

Course content
  • Module 1: What is Autism?
  • Module 2: What are the three social challenges?
  • Module 3: Characteristics and Diagnosis of Autism
What will learners get out of it?

On completion of this Autism Training and Awareness Course a user will know:

  • What autism is
  • What causes autism
  • About the autistic spectrum
  • The main challenges people with autism face
  • About the typical characteristics of people with autism
  • The importance of diagnosing autism
  • The strengths and positives of having autism
Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of autism and how it affects individuals and those around them. It contains useful knowledge for anyone working in health and social care as well as teaching assistants or anyone wanting to move into these areas or develop their career.

Accreditations and endorsements

This course was developed by Me Learning

Duration & CPD

1 hour approximate, equivalent to 1 CPD point.


Click 'book now' below then follow the checkout process. On receipt of your order, the e-learning team will be in touch to arrange access, please allow 24 hours. Learners can access and re-visit the course for a year.

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