Remote learning, 18:30-21:30, from Wednesday 27 September 2023 for 12 weeks. €250* (€175 conc.)

Creative Studies for Special Needs QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate 6N1972

The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to working with individuals with special educational needs while emphasising the importance of creative studies from both a theoretical and practical perspective.

Online Classes

Enrolment Open
Nights Wednesday
Times 18:30 to 21:30
Duration 12 Weeks
Starting Wednesday, 27 September 2023

All Remote assessment

Location Remote learning
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?
Price €250.00
*€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.
Deadline Enrol Online before Monday, 18 January 2023


QQI 6N1972 Creative Studies for Special Needs, Level 6 (part of 6M2007)

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the benefits of creative arts to the individual child across all domains of development.
  • Research a range of theoretical perspectives in the field of creative arts.
  • Formulate programmes to introduce creative arts to individuals with special educational needs.
  • Organise a comprehensive range of creative activities to aid the development of the individual with special educational needs.
  • Assess intervention strategies appropriate to the individual’s needs.
  • Manage meaningful activities that are suited to people’s needs and connect with their experiences and interests in the learning environment.
  • Organise a variety of detailed observations of the individual with special educational needs to inform future practice.
  • Evaluate own attitudes, values, beliefs and assumptions in relation to working with individuals with special educational needs through the medium of creative arts.

Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 6N1972 Creative Studies for Special Needs, 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).

Tutor Profile

Niamh is both a day and night teacher with Cork ETB teaching on the Early Years Programmes. Niamh has a Post Graduate Diploma in Adult and Further Education, an Honours Degree in Early Childhood and prior to this completed QQI level 5 & 6 in Early Childhood Care and Education. At Niamh specialises in tutoring Special Needs modules and thoroughly enjoys working with learners from a range of backgrounds. Niamh has vast experience in working with both children and adults with a wide variety of abilities and is passionate about inclusive education and educating learners to be advocates for children and people with additional needs. She believes that through learning, practice and engagement, learners can empower each and every child to be the best they can be.

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