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Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
13.2 Direct Learning Support
Credits:
7
Qualification No:
601/1977/9
GLH:
27 hours
Total qualification time:
70 hours
Price:
£34.50 per learner
Age Range:
19+

Qualification purpose

Updating and continuing professional development (CPD)

Qualification Grading Type

Pass

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio of Evidence

  • Why choose this qualification?

    The Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Supporting Children and Young People with Autism is intended to provide continuous professional development (CPD) for both support and teaching staff who are responsible for facilitating the learning of children or young people with autism. Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of strategies that can be used to support the learning and development of children and young people with autism and the skills to apply some of these strategies in practice with a specific child or young person.

    The qualification has been developed with the support of professionals offering CPD to staff working with children and young people with special educational needs.

    This qualification is intended to increase the learners’ capacity to support the learning of children and young people with autism, within their current job role. It may also provide a first step towards gaining a broad skill set relevant to working with children and young people with different types of support needs. Successful learners could progress to a larger qualification such as a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or a Level 3 Certificate in Learning Support or a Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools.

    There are no restrictions to entry, other than that learners must be working in an environment where they are responsible for supporting the learning of one or more children or young people with autism.


    This qualification is available to study through our partnership with Curriculum and Quality Solutions (CQS). For more information and prices please visit the CQS website.

     

    Study this qualification with CQS


    Rules of Combination

    Learners must complete the single mandatory unit totalling 7 credits.


    Units

    Mandatory

    Learners must complete the single mandatory unit totalling 7 credits.

    Supporting Children and Young People with Autism

    Level:
    Level 3
    Guided Learning Hours:
    27
    Credits:
    7
    Unit No:
    T/615/2869
    Click here to view full unit details

    What is the purpose of this qualification?

    The Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Supporting Children and Young People with Autism is intended to provide continuous professional development (CPD) for both support and teaching staff who are responsible for facilitating the learning of children or young people with autism. Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of strategies that can be used to support the learning and development of children and young people with autism and the skills to apply some of these strategies in practice with a specific child or young person.

    The qualification has been developed with the support of professionals offering CPD to staff working with children and young people with special educational needs.

    This qualification is intended to increase the learners' capacity to support the learning of children and young people with autism, within their current job role. It may also provide a first step towards gaining a broad skill set relevant to working with children and young people with differ


    What skills, knowledge, or understanding does this qualification develop?

    This qualification is intended to increase the learners’ capacity to support the learning of
    children and young people with autism, within their current job role. It may also provide a
    first step towards gaining a broad skill set relevant to working with children and young people
    with different types of support needs.


    Which job roles does this qualification support?

    Successful learners could progress to a larger
    qualification such as a Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or
    a Level 3 Certificate in Learning Support or a Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for
    Teaching and Learning in Schools.


    Progression & entry requirements

    There are no restrictions to entry, other than that learners must be working in an environment where they are responsible for supporting the learning of one or more children or young people with autism.

    Funding information

    Learning Aims Search

    The Hub provides a Learning Aims Search which you can use to check the funding status of any qualification or unit.

    View this qualification on the ESFA’s Hub website

    From 1st July 2021, the Hub will be replaced by a new Find a learning aim (FALA) service. This service is currently in BETA so if you experience any issues with finding funding details, please double check on the Hub above, or contact your account manager.

    View this qualification on the ESFA’s Find a learning aim website

    How to find a learning aim

    If you’re not sure how to use the new find a learning aim website, we’ve created a handy walkthrough to help you:

    How to Use: Find a learning Aim


    We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

    This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.

    The following support materials will help you to deliver this qualification.

    Internal Quality Assurance

    Special Considerations and Reasonable Adjustment Forms

    Suggested Resources for SEND