Understanding Autism

Our Understanding Autism Course provides essential information on the Autistic Spectrum Disorder and associated conditions, including Asperger’s Syndrome and ADHD. It examines the signs and characteristics of autism, as well as offering strategies and approaches for practitioners.

Individual Course
£20.00 + VAT

The Training

On completing the course, learners should understand:

  • What is meant by Autistic Spectrum disorder
  • Autism in the early years, preparing for nursery
  • Autistic behaviour – the signs, characteristics and diagnosis
  • Possible causes of autism
  • Associated conditions including ADHD, hearing impairment and dyspraxia
  • How to communicate with an autistic child; strategies and approaches
  • Early years autism and the Competency Framework. the role of the SENCO

Final Test

Once you have completed the online training, you will be able to take the final test.

  • You will be asked 10 questions.
  • You will require an 80% pass mark.
  • You can take the test as many times as you need.

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It takes approximately 45 minutes to complete the entire course. You can claim one CPD hour towards your professional development.

This course is certificated on its completion. The length of time you take is entirely dependent on how quickly you can study and absorb the information. Remember, it’s important to learn the content and not to rush through the course. Please do take notes during these courses.


This course is accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the universally accepted Continuous Professional Development Guidelines. On successful completion, you will be sent a certificate through the post or you can instantly download certificates from the system.