Education

Person First in Autism

Cricos Code: PFA401

What is person first autism?

This course will develop your knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with Autism throughout their education. Torrens uses a ‘person first’ approach to introduce the problem-solving and active listening skills required when supporting an individual with autism. You will interact with a range of experiential perspectives of autism, using interviews and scenarios to develop their understanding of the person first approach.

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Online

Start Dates

Next intake is on 16 Sep 19

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week.

Course Duration

Full-time: 1 trimester

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE

You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
PERSONALISED APPROACH
Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

"This course opened so many doors for me. "

- Patricia Sewell, Graduate of Master of Education (Reading and Literacy)
"Not only did it reanimate my passion for teaching, I have also learned so much about my own teaching practice and the study has sent me off on a different tangent vocationally."
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Course Overview

This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Autism). It would be offered as a standalone subject without any alterations and in line with regular offerings of this subject. Students passing all assessments in this subject would be awarded a Torrens Certificate of Achievement that could be utilized for credit in appropriate Torrens Education courses.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply an in depth understanding of the issues facing children with autism in an educational environment
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the challenges and strengths, and how to respond

How you'll study

How much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

If you are an eligible student you may choose to defer some, or all, of your tuition fees through FEE-HELP. And as we are a university you can also take advantage of no loan fees on FEE-HELP when you study with us.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

While there is no specific admissions criteria for this course, it is designed specifically for family members, professionals, careers, integration aides, educators, teachers and school leaders.
This subject is not available to students who require a visa to study onshore in Australia. However, this subject can be studied online.
While there is no specific admissions criteria for this course, it is designed specifically for family members, professionals, careers, integration aides, educators, teachers and school leaders.
This subject is not available to students who require a visa to study onshore in Australia. However, this subject can be studied online.

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Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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