Intellectual Disabilities Studies: QQI Level 5

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Live Online, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 20 April for 10 weeks. €165* (€123 conc.)

This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence in the causes, range and effects of intellectual disabilities and develop awareness of social models of support and role of various professionals in responding to the needs of persons of intellectual disability.

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: Tuesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Price: €175.00
*€165.00 with online discount, €122.50 for Social Welfare/PUP, €122.50 for Old Age Pension recipients, €105.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students. (Course costs already include QQI certification.)

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QQI 5N1652 Intellectual Disability Studies, Level 5 (part of 5M4339)

Learning Outcomes

  • To assist the learner to develop a comprehensive knowledge of intellectual disabilities and their impacts on society.
  • To assist the learner to discover the role of various staff in providing support to persons with an intellectual disability.
  • To facilitate the learner to promote responsible attitudes when caring for a person with an intellectual disability.
  • To assist the learner to identify current approaches and progressive models of service to persons with an intellectual disability.
  • Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N1652 Intellectual Disability Studies, Level 5

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