Course Description

Special Needs Awareness & Assisting (Inclusive Education & Training) - Listowel campus



This course will support the learner to develop the skills and knowledge to apply theory to professional practice in the area of disability, diversity and inclusion.

     What Will I Study?

  • Special Needs Assisting (6N1957)
  • Work Experience (6N1946)
  • Communications (6N1950)
  • Disability Awareness (6N1975)
  • Inclusive Education Practice (6N2226)
  • Differentiated Learning & Instruction (6N2225)
  • Mental Health Awareness (6N2209)
  • Assistive Technology (6N2211)
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationListowel, Kerry
Course CategorySpecial Needs Assistant Training, Educational & Teacher Training
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6 Major Award Certificate in Inclusive Education & Training (6M2263)
Course Start Date11th September 2023
Course End Date31st May 2024
Course Duration38 Weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsApplicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course. You must hold a recent and relevant QQI Level 5 Major Award (or equivalent) in a related course. Applicants with relevant work experience will also be considered. Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B2 or Higher). Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. Applicants must express an interest in learning and practicing new skills. Good interpersonal skills are essential. Basic computer skills desirable. Experience working or volunteering in a childcare, care or learning environment is an advantage but not essential. Garda vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda vetting process.
Carear PathGraduates will be equipped to avail of employment opportunities within community health care, support services, health sector, as well as, in formal education settings as an SNA/PA or to progress to or higher education and training. Graduates will be qualified to avail of employment opportunities within community health care, support services, health sector, as well as, formal education settings as an SNA/PA or to progress to further or higher education and training. Progression to a supervisory/ management qualification as well as a variety of third-level education progression opportunities in Universities and Institutes of Technology nationally. If you complete a QQI major award with Kerry College, you may use your results to progress to third level (University, Technological University or Institute of Technology). You should check individual university websites for specific entry criteria for courses. There is a separate section on the CAO application for applying using your QQI results from Kerry College in the same way you use your Leaving Certificate results. You may also apply under the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS). A limited number of places are available each year.
Phone0667149696/0646622593
Course Code369279
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