Autism Training (Early Years Programme)
Course Date: 
5 March, 2018
Future Dates: 
12 March, 2018 19 March, 2018 26 March, 2018
Course Times: 
16:00 - 18:00
West Exe School
£50 for Exeter Primary Support Partnership member schools

To support all practitioners working directly with children on the autism spectrum.

Thise course runs over 4 twilights for Exeter Primary Support Partnership members.

The new SEND Code of Practice specifies that all professionals working in early years education settings should be prepared to support young people on the autism spectrum and all staff should have a basic awareness of autism and the needs of individuals.

Delivered by the highly experienced Babcock LDP Early Years and Autism teams, the AET early years programme offers face-to-face training for professionals working with children under the age of 5. 

Developed by the AET, the programme uses a range of teaching tools, such as video and problem-solving scenarios to develop understanding. This AET programme is supported by the Department for Education.

For further details on the programme visit

Course tutor: Ann Wiseman (Babcock LDP)

Course objectives:

  • Enabling practitioners to develop their knowledge and understanding of good autism practice
  • Providing guidelines and activities to help practitioners to improve their practice when caring for or working with a child on the autism spectrum
  • Introducing practitioners to the early years autisum competency framework to evaluate and develop how they work

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Please note that your school budget share will be debited on ledger code 7926 up to two weeks prior to attendance at this course, in line with the cancellation policy.

Booking and Cancellation Policy

Course location, programme and any course materials will normally be sent to you prior to the start of the course. All cancellations must be sent in writing as soon as the applicant is aware that they are unable to attend. If the cancellation is received 6 weeks (or 30 working days) or more prior to the start of the course, cancellation will be free of charge. If the cancellation is received between 6 weeks and two weeks (10 working days) prior to the start of the course a cancellation charge of 50% of the course fee will apply. If the cancellation is received after this point a cancellation charge of 100% of the course fee will apply. Exeter Consortium has the right to amend or cancel any courses as a result of unforeseen circumstances.

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