Speech and Language Assistant – Theory QQI Level 5

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New for Spring 2019.

€255.00* (€189.00 Social Welfare/OAP).

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to apply the theory and procedures underpinning the practice of speech and language therapy.

Night: Tuesday

Times: 18:30 to 21:30

Duration: 12 Weeks

Starting: Tuesday, 29 January 2019

Cost: €255.00 *incl. online discount, €189.00 for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, €162.00 for Mallow College day students.

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


QQI 5N3781 Level 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the roles and responsibilities of the speech and language therapy assistant.
  • Analyse the influences of cognition, perception and behavioural factors on receptive and expressive communication.
  • Explain the process of speech and language therapy.
  • Investigate the need to provide supports to enhance and enable interpersonal communication.
  • Examine the role of the speech and language therapy assistant in safe management of eating and drinking disorders.
  • Reflect on relationships with client relatives and multidisciplinary team members and interpersonal issues that arise in speech and language therapy.
  • Reflect on personal effectiveness group dynamics and group processes in therapy.
  • Adapt information to assist the speech and language therapist in the preparation and implementation of therapeutic programmes.


€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.


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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