Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 5

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Blinding by mimitalks @Flickr

€225.00* (€168.00 Social Welfare/OAP).

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.

Night: Tuesday

Times: 18:30 to 21:30

Duration: 10 Weeks

Starting: Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Cost: €225.00 *incl. online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for Mallow College day students.

QQI Certification fee of €20 is included in course fee.

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QQI 5N1786 Level 5

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.

Discounts

€15 discount when you enrol online, or 30% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 40% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.

Enrolment

Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Spring 2019 will take place at on Monday 14th January, 2019 from 7 to 8pm at Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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