Course Description

Classroom Assistant/Special Needs Assistant

Care Provision & Practice; Understanding Special Needs; Human Growth & Development; Intellectual Disability Studies; Creative Arts for Early Childhood; Communications; Work Experience; Word processing

CollegeKillester College of Further Education
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 1
Course CategorySpecial Needs Assistant Training, Educational & Teacher Training
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsCommunity Health Services
Course Start Date12th September 2022
Course End Date26th May 2023
Course Durationone academic year
Course TimeFour days class and one day Work Placement per week
Course Fee380
Entry RequirementsFor the purposes of Work Experience placements, students must be 18 years and over by the 31st October in year of entry. Leaving Certificate/LCA/QQI Level 4 Award Students who may not have formal academic requirements but who have the ability to successfully participate on the course will be considered. (RPL Recognition of Prior Learning) Garda Vetting
Carear PathThis is a one year specialist course training students to work as Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) in Primary and Secondary School Classrooms. Primary and Secondary Schools as well as specialist schools employ Special Needs Assistants to work in a variety of educational settings. Students may also use this course to progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme. Some past students have gone on to Education, Social Science, Social Care & Psychology degrees.
Course Code5M4468
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Killester College of Further Education

Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21, Killester, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D05 TW21

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Killester College of Further Education
Collins Avenue Killester Dublin 5 D05 TW21
Killester, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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