Autism awareness is part of the Certificate of Knowledge in Policing (CKP), which every new officer must complete.
Autism awareness also features within the six days of Safeguarding and Vulnerability training that is a key part of the initial recruit foundation course for both Police Constables and Special Constables.
Between April 2017 and May 2019:
The foundation and continuation training both include ‘face-to-face’ learning. The eLearning packages are accessed through the IT system.