Course Description

QQI Level 5 & 6 Special Needs Assistant



Special Needs Assistant Training  Combined Level 5 & 6

Qualifications

  • QQI Level 5 Component Certificate in Special Needs Assisting 5N1786
  • QQI Level 5 Component Certificate in Children with Additional Needs
  • QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Special Needs Assisting 6N1957

Course Fee

€1194 -Includes course materials

Aims

This QQI Level 5 & 6 Combined Special Needs Assistant Course is designed to meet the training needs of those working or volunteering as a Special Needs Assistant. The course aims to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the role of the Special Needs Assistant and promote good practice among those working in the school system.

Entry Requirements

Minimum age is 17 Years. All learners must have a good standard of English.

Currently the Department of Education and Science stipulates that all those gaining full-time employment in schools must have at least 3 passes at Junior Certificate or equivalent.

Assessment/Examinations

Continuous assessment

Students are require to do a 60 Hour work experience during the course if they are not already working in the area.

 

Course Location & Dates

 
LocationStartsEndsDayTimeDurationSaturdays
Athlone23rd Oct 18To be scheduledTuesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo be scheduled
Artane24th Oct 18To Be ScheduledWednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo Be Scheduled
Blackrock11th Sept 1819th Feb 19Tuesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 Saturdays6th Oct, 3rd Nov, 1st Dec, 26th Jan, 9th Feb
Cork (Wilton)24th Oct 18To Be ScheduledWednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo Be Scheduled
Cavan23rd Oct 18To be scheduledTuesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo be scheduled
Castlebar25th Sept 1812th Feb 19Wednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 Saturdays13th Oct, 10th Nov, 8th Dec, 16th Feb, 23rd Feb
Dublin 2 City Centre16th Oct 18To be scheduledTuesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo be scheduled
Dundrum12th Sept 1827th Feb 19Wednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 Saturdays13th Oct, 10th Nov, 8th Dec, 2nd Feb, 23rd Feb
Ennis7th Nov 18To be scheduledWednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo be scheduled
Galway24th Oct 18To be scheduledWednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo be scheduled
Kilkenny11th Sept 1819th Feb 19Tuesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 Saturdays29th Sept, 10th Nov, 1st Dec, 26th Jan, 9th Feb
Killarney12th Sept 1827th Feb 19Wednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 Saturdays13th Oct, 10th Nov, 8th Dec, 2nd Feb, 16th Feb
Listowel23rd Oct 18To be scheduledTuesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo be scheduled
Letterkenny26th Sept 1813th March 19Wednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 Saturdays13th Oct, 10th Nov, 8th Dec, 16th Feb, 23rd Feb
Navan17th Oct 18To be scheduledWednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo Be Scheduled
Naas23rd Oct 18To be scheduledTuesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo be scheduled
Nenagh23rd Oct 18To be scheduledTuesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 SaturdaysTo be scheduled
Tallaght12th Sept 1827th Feb 19Wednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 Saturdays6th Oct, 3rd Nov, 8th Dec, 2nd Feb, 16th Feb
Waterford26th Sept 1813th Mar 19Wednesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 Saturdays13th Oct, 10th Nov, 8th Dec, 16th Feb, 2nd March
Wicklow11th Sept 1819th Feb 19Tuesday7pm-9.30pm22 Evenings + 5 Saturdays29th Sept, 20th Oct, 24th Nov, 26th Jan, 9th Feb
CollegeCollege of Progressive Education
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategorySpecial Needs Assistant Training, Educational & Teacher Training
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 5 Special Needs Assistant/QQI Level 6 Special Needs Assistant/QQI Level 5 Children with Additional Needs
Course Duration6 Months
Course Fee1194
Entry RequirementsThere are no entry requirements for this course.
Carear PathSpecial Needs Assistant.
Phone01 5252214
Course Code5N1786/5N2396/6N1957
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