Introduction to Autism Spectrum Condition Level 1

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    One Month

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    Multiple Start Dates


This Level 1 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Condition will provide an introduction to Autism Spectrum Condition, person-centred approach, and knowledge of the importance of relevant communication skills when working with individuals.

Taught by lecturers with invaluable industry experience, completion of this course can help you progress onto other Early Years and Schools courses for those interested in pursuing a career within the education sector.

What will I do?

The Level 1 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Condition discusses some of the behavioural and sensory difficulties associated with Autism.

There are no formal entry qualifications for the Level 1 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Condition

The Level 1 Introduction to Autism Spectrum Condition will take one month to complete, starting on the below dates. The course will be completed via one 3-hour session at Boston College Rochford Campus between 09:30am and 12:30pm, followed by remote support.

Rochford Campus

  • Monday 21st November 2022
  • Friday 24th February 2023
  • Friday 12th May 2023

The Level 1 Preparing to Work in Schools Award may be fully funded by the Adult Education Budget should you be eligible under the following criteria:

  • Be aged 19 or older on the 31st August at the start of the current academic year
  • Be either unemployed and receiving JSA, ESA or Universal Credit (subject to criteria) OR be earning less than £17,374.50 (annual gross salary) a year

If you do not qualify for funding under the AEB budget this course will cost you £98.

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

You will be assessed though a written assignment.

Completion of this course could lead onto other courses at Boston College including:

  • Level 1 Introduction to Learning Disability
  • Level 1 Encourage Children and Young People to Eat Healthy
  • Level 1 Award in preparing to work in schools
  • Level 1 Award in working with children
  • Level 2 Certificate STL
  • Level 3 Certificate STL

There are no additional costs related to this course

How to Apply.

If you have any questions before you apply, or would like to find out more about studying an adult course with us, please message us through our contact us form, call 01205 313218 or email

You can download our course guide