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Level 2 Introductory Awareness of Autistic Spectrum Conditions

Course description

This course develops knowledge and understanding of autistic spectrum conditions and provides a detailed study of how to support people on the autistic spectrum by exploring important themes such as individuality, communication, behaviour and person centred support. The course is pitched at Level 2 for individuals and groups who want to gain further insight beyond the basics. It is suitable for those with a professional interest in autism and also parents /carers of children, young people and adults who are on the spectrum. There are no assessments and completion of the course does not lead to a formal qualification.

Entry requirements

Participants will be expected to have some previous knowledge of the subject matter from having attended our 1 day Autism Awareness workshop or equivalent learning. This course focuses on progressing knowledge and skills beyond the basics and a minimum level of understanding will be assumed.  

Course length

This is a one-day course running 9am - 5pm.

Course dates and venues

The course is offered on an open or bespoke basis. Open courses will be scheduled to run on various dates and at a range of venues across Wiltshire. Call us on 01225 713183 to find the next dates running at a town near you or visit the Upcoming courses section of the website. The bespoke option is available to organisations on any mutually convenient dates.

Fee details

£80 per person (no VAT to pay). Group training requests are priced on application. 

How to apply

It’s easy to enrol on the course. Reserve your place by contacting the Learning in Wiltshire team on 01225 713183 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming courses

Introductory awareness of autistic spectrum conditions (level 2)
16 February, Chippenham

Emergency first aid at work
20 February, Trowbridge

Safeguarding adults - for managers of care services
22 February (am), Salisbury

NEW: Learning disabilities and dementia awareness
24 February, Trowbridge

Level 2 Award - Food safety in catering
28 February, Trowbridge

Equality & Diversity in the workplace
1 March, Chippenham

Supporting individuals with autistic spectrum conditions (level 3)
21 March, Chippenham

Level 3 Paediatric first aid 
22 March, Salisbury

Safeguarding adults - for managers of care services
23 March (am), Chippenham

Level 2 Award - Food safety in catering
4 April, Salisbury

Awareness of autistic spectrum conditions
6 April, Trowbridge

Emergency first aid at work
25 April, Salisbury

Learner feedback

"Thank you. The course content was excellent and so were you!"

"Thank you for the course, I enjoyed it very much and I am delighted that I passed the exam. I feel that I learnt a lot and I'm sure the knowledge will help me to improve the service that we offer."

"An excellent trainer, probably one of the best I’ve had lead any of the courses I’ve done, and pitched the whole day just right."

"The single best piece of training that I have received at Wiltshire or any other Council. It was brilliantly put together, delivered its messages superbly and had the right balance of teaching useful skills and challenging ideas."

"Thanks to you, and the rest of the excellent team for helping me to gain this qualification."

"Thank you very much for your help with mail merge. I found the added knowledge very useful and put the knowledge to use straight away - I felt confident and produced the goods."

“An excellent workshop, that really focused on the skills and methods required to have courageous conversations, very useful for both internal and external situations.”

“Very useful and informative, but fun too. Chris is an excellent trainer - personable, knowledgeable and interesting!”

"One of the best courses I've attended through Wiltshire Council, definitely worth doing."