Creative Studies for Special Needs: QQI Level 6

New Course. Early Deadline: Enrolling for Thursdays.

Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Thursday 22 April for 12 weeks. €240* (€175 conc.)

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.

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).

Online Classes

Now enrolling for Online classes.

Location: Online
Study online with live video-conferencing on Google Meet, email tutor support, free Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online, and your study notes and course materials online on Moodle. How do online classes work?.

Nights: Thursday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Thursday, 22 April 2021

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 College day students. (Course costs already include QQI certification.)

Information Nights: Facebook Live Events every Friday at 7.30pm for all the latest information and answers to your questions.
Enrolment: Enrol online here.


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

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