Special Needs Assisting (SNA): QQI Level 5

girl in red top sitting on bench while reading by  @Unsplash.comNew for Spring 2020 in Fermoy. Now enrolling in Mallow, Charleville and Fermoy.

Mallow College of Further Education, 18:30-21:30, from Tuesday 28 January for 10 weeks. Charleville FET Centre, 18:30-21:30, from Thursday 06 February for 10 weeks. Fermoy FET Centre, McCurtain St., 18:30-21:30, from Monday 03 February for 10 weeks. €230* (€168 conc.)

The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the practices and principles underpinning the role of a Special Needs Assistant to enable the learner to work effectively under direction in a special needs capacity.

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Fees

  • A QQI certification fee of €20 is already included in course fee.

Mallow Classes

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NightSchool.ie at Mallow College of Further Education.
Nights: Tuesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Price: €240.00, *€230.00 with online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare, €168.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students.

Charleville Classes

Now enrolling for Charleville. Enrol online today.

Charleville Further Education & Training Centre (formerly Mannix College).
Nights: Thursday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Thursday, 06 February 2020

Price: €240.00, *€230.00 with online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare, €168.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students.

Fermoy Classes

Now enrolling for Fermoy. Enrol online today.

Fermoy Further Education & Training Centre.
Nights: Monday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Monday, 03 February 2020

Price: €240.00, *€230.00 with online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare, €168.00 for Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for current and just graduated Mallow College day students.

Award

QQI 5N1786 Special Needs Assisting, Level 5 (part of 5M2009)

Learning Outcomes

  • Explore the role and responsibilities, qualities and skills of the Special Needs Assistant (SNA).
  • Examine the relevant legislation in relation to disability.
  • Explore the rights of children with disabilities in relation to personal autonomy, participation and decision making.
  • Relate effectively and appropriately to children who present with additional needs.
  • To enable the learner to select and apply care routines in feeding, toileting and general hygiene.
  • Maintain appropriate relationships with children, parents, primary carers, teachers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To assist the learner in working effectively with children who present with disabilities under the direction of the classroom teacher.
  • Assist children with disabilities in a range of activities, ensuring equality of opportunity through working in a safe and professional manner.
  • Official QQI specifications and assessment breakdown: QQI 5N1786 Special Needs Assisting, Level 5

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