2022-23 Calendar

Autism Spectrum Certificate

This 81-hour program is for persons who work, interact and live with persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Courses will provide a thorough overview of ASD focusing on both theory and practical skills that will be useful for professionals, parents and/or caregivers. Multiple strategies, examples and tips, as well as concrete suggestions and in-depth resource listings that can be used to greatly enhance the quality of interactions with persons with autism in home, educational, daycare, social work or caregiver settings will be presented.

Admission Requirements

  • B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.


AUSP 111 An Overview of the Spectrum
AUSP 121 Every Day on the Autism Spectrum
AUSP 131 How to Information Share and Provide Good Care
AUSP 141 Education and the Social Side of Life
AUSP 151 Making Plans and Finding Facts Across a Person's Lifetime

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete each course in the program with a minimum passing grade of 70% in each course.

Program Area:

Continuing Studies

Campus (Intake):

  • Kelowna (Jan)




  • Distance/Online
  • Part-Time


2022-23: $1,999
plus applicable textbooks and/or materials


Delivery Style: Online hybrid

Department Website

Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 12/07/2022