Our two-day training course for people with autism, including Asperger syndrome, is for those who are currently in employment and want to increase their understanding of the potential complexities of the workplace.

As an employee, you will have the opportunity to explore work-related challenges alongside other people on the autism spectrum. 

The course aims to increase your confidence and skills in the workplace, and will look at the following topics:

What is autism?

We aim to ensure employees fully understand their condition and how it affects them. We provide information on the Equality Act 2010 and legal rights in the workplace. 

Communication skills in the workplace

This section focuses on formal and informal communication in the workplace.  Topics covered include: small talk, interpreting non-verbal communication, communicating in different contexts and team work. 

Managing anxiety in the workplace

We will look into the key sources of anxiety in the workplace and explore strategies for reducing anxiety at work.  We will also discuss ways to seek further support. 

Assertiveness skills for the workplace

This section explores strategies for communicating in an assertive manner, enabling employees to increase in confidence when communicating at work. 

Organisational skills for the workplace

Employees will be introduced to resources and strategies for developing/enhancing skills in organisation, prioritisation and time management in the workplace.   

Cost 

Our two-day course is priced at £380 + VAT. You may be able to acquire funding for the course through the Government's Access to Work programme, which supports adults with disabilities in the workplace. 

Our next two-day employee courses will take place on:

Scheduled open training events

Date  Location   
5 and 6 July 2016 London Book now
7 and 8 September 2016 London Book now
29 and 30 November 2016 London Book now
25 and 26 January 2017 London Book now

Further information 

If you would like further information on this course or to speak to one of our advisors please call 0141 285 7117 (choose option 1 then option 1 again).