Learning Disability- Health and Social Care

Learning Disability & Autism

Aims of course:

As of 1st July, 2022, this training is mandatory for anybody registered with CQC who supports individuals with LD and/or Autism. To ensure that all our trainees meet this requirement, this course provides an extensive overview of LD and Autism, including how they present themselves, how effective care can be provided for individuals living with them, and what support strategies are available in compliance with the capabilities framework.

  • To explore the history, aetiology and classifications of LD and Autism.

  • To understand the Core Capabilities Framework and how it needs to be implemented within an individual’s care plan and environment.

  • To recognise the behaviours that present themselves with LD and Autism, and how they may impact the life of an individual living with LD and/or Autism.

  • To provide effective care planning, support strategies and risk assessments for individuals living with LD and/or Autism.

  • To gain insight into the social, physical and mental impacts of living with LD and Autism.

  • To increase awareness of how an individual with LD and/or Autism can be supported to provide them with the best possible quality-of-life.


6 hours teaching (7 Hour day to include breaks).

Number of participants

12 Participants per booking

Suitable for

Care staff, Supporters, Volunteers, Family, Professionals