National code: RTOSS

Statement of Attainment in Social, Occupation and Communication Skills

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Overview About this course

This course is for high functioning students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). You will develop and apply your communication and social skills to support employment opportunities and learn how to navigate the workplace successfully and confidently.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Develop your awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Present yourself professionally

  • Implement techniques and strategies to deal with conflict

  • Work as part of a team

  • Develop your social and communication skills

  • Apply your skills and knowledge to a real workplace and role

  • Prioritise your safety and wellbeing

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

  • An awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Workplace, social and communication skills

  • Strategies to deal with everyday conflict

  • Exposure to a workplace experience through work placement

  • Skills to manage stress and anxiety

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • This course is designed for high functioning students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

  • A Disability Teacher/ Teacher Consultant will contact you to arrange a meeting to discuss course options and learner support needs.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • An interest in further developing your social and communication skills to navigate your Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in a workplace setting

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: employment opportunities relevant to your skills and experience, pursuing further study and participating more fully in the community.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Social, Occupation and Communication Skills does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 0 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

The Statement of Attainment in Social, Occupation and Communication Skills does not have any post-graduate courses.

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Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The Statement of Attainment in Social, Occupation and Communication Skills does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Use teamwork skills NAT11009014

  • Use effective personal presentation skills NAT11009004

  • Develop basic strategies to deal with conflict in everyday contexts NAT11009008

  • Explore safety and wellbeing options NAT11009002

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

Delivery options Find a location to enrol

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