Autism Awareness Training

Our Autism Awareness Training course offers face-to-face theory based awareness training for all care staff supporting individuals with autism. This course is designed to aid staff who support individuals on the autistic spectrum and provides the necessary knowledge to adapt the support provided to meet the needs of the individual.

Course Description

Complete Training Minimum Learning Outcomes:

Enable the worker to:

  • Be able to identify a range of communication techniques and how to adapt these to meet the needs and preferences of the individual
  • Be able to support an individuals rigidity and routines
  • Be able to identify the need for record keeping and provide examples of clear and accurate records
  • Be able to identify other conditions that may occur in addition to autism including PDA, PDD and ADHD
  • Be able to identify a wide range of positive aspects of a person living with autism
  • CQC KLOEs / Effective: E3 / Safeguarding: S1, S3 / Caring: C1, C3
  • CQC Fundamentals / Safety / Dignity and Respect

Suggested refresher frequency:

  • Monitor performance.
  • Assess knowledge and competence at least annually.
  • Provide learning and development opportunities when identified or required and at least every 2 years.


This course will be delivered by an expert trainer in this field at a date and time of your choosing. The training is hosted at our own premises which can comfortably accommodate up to 12 individuals. All course materials will be provided and refreshments are included. This training can also be delivered at your own premises if feasible and required.

Certificates will be issued on completion of the course and you will also receive copies of completed evaluation forms for your records. We are flexible on start times to help accommodate for all your shift patterns, including evenings and weekends.

If face to face training is not feasible, we also offer a remote distance learning pack containing learning resources and workbook.

Our Facilities:

  • Disability access building
  • Ground flood training facilities (at request)
  • Comfortable classroom lecture/study environment
  • Toilet & Washrooms inc. disabled access
  • Refreshments provision

Availability and Pricing

Theory & Activities:

  • Time required: Half a day
  • Accommodates: Up to 12 people
  • Price: £275

Our training is also available in distance learning pack format at £10 per person.

Also see

Training Courses

  • Neurodiversity Awareness – Our course offers face-to-face theory based awareness training for all staff on the topic of neurodiversity awareness. Our course will help staff be able to identify sensory differences and utilise tools to aid communication.
  • Specific Conditions – Our course offers face-to-face training for all front line workers to help understand the needs and experiences of individuals with specific conditions. Our course will help workers understand the importance of promoting positive health and well-being of individuals with specific conditions, as well as help support those individuals.


  • Certificate in Understanding Autism Level 2 – This level 2 qualification is designed for staff who wish to develop an understanding of autism and how to support individuals with autism. This qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of autism and the principles of supporting individuals with autism – covering the person-centred approach and influence of positive communication methods how to enable individuals to manage their own risks.

Quality Assurance

Our Autism Awareness Training course is designed to meet the care needs of your end-users, and help you fully meet the related regulatory CQC compliance standards against which your service may be assessed. Our courses strictly follow the Skills for Care recommended guidelines and are mapped to the Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOE’s) and CQC Fundamental Standards.

The content of this training can be adapted to include your organisations core values, mission, and policies and procedures, and we can also include examples of documents that you use to make the training completely relevant to your organisation and the expectations that you have in place.

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