Disability Awareness: QQI Level 6

Now enrolling for Thursdays.

Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Thursday 30 September for 12 weeks. €240* (€175 conc.)

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence, in the models and types of disabilities and the legal and social structures and services in place to accommodate disabilities at national and community level and in the workplace.

Online Classes

EnrolmentNow enrolling for Online classes.
Times18:30 to 21:30
Duration12 Weeks
StartingThursday, 30 September 2021
TutorUna O’Riordan
Live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, study notes and course materials online on Moodle.
How do online classes work?
*€240.00 with online discount, €175.00 for Social Welfare/PUP, €175.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €150.00 for current and just graduated Mallow campus day students, FREE on the Training Support Grant.
DeadlineEnrol online here before Thursday, 16 September 2021.


QQI 6N1975 Disability Awareness, Level 6 (part of 6M2007)

Learning Outcomes

  • To introduce the learner to the definitions, classifications and models of disability.
  • To enable the learner to identify types of disability.
  • To explore the impact of disability on the individual and their families.
  • To have an awareness of the legislation and provision of resources available ensuring best practice.
  • To become a reflective practitioner.

Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 6N1975 Disability Awareness, Level 6

Course Requirements

Course Costs

Course costs already include QQI certification.

Grant Funding

Courses can be free for Social Welfare or PUP recipients with the Training Support Grant (up to €1,000 per year).

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