Course Description

Special Needs Awareness & Assisting (Inclusive Education & Training)

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 LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategorySpecial Needs Assistant Training, Educational & Teacher Training
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6
Course Start Date5th September 2022
Course End Date2nd June 2023
Course Duration39 Weeks
Course Fee0
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have reached the current statutory school leaving age (16+). QQI Level 5 Major Award in a related discipline or an equivalent is essential. Mature applicant route available. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, including verbal and written command of the English language. Common European Framework B2 or equivalent required. Basic competency in ICT is desirable. Applicants must express an interest in learning new things and practicing new skills. Experience working or volunteering in a childcare, care or learning environment is an advantage but not a necessity. Garda vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda vetting process. Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland.
Carear PathIf 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.
Course Code335888
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