Course Description

Special Needs Assistance

This full-time programme, which commenced in September 2014, is designed to equip learners with the specialist knowledge and practical skills to pursue a career in the growing care/disability sector. Graduates are eligible to work in mainstream schools, special schools and ASD units in the role of SNA, as support workers in centres for people with disabilities and community residences and as personal assistants supporting individuals to live independently.
There is a minimum 80% attendance requirement

Special Needs Assisting
Human Growth & Development
Equality and Disability
Work Experience
Safety & Health at Work
Intellectual Disability Studies
Care Provision & Practice

CollegeCarlow Institute of Further Education
Course LocationCarlow
Course CategorySpecial Needs Assistant Training, Educational & Teacher Training
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Duration1 year
Course FeePOA
Phone059 913 1187
Course Code5M2786
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