Special Needs Awareness and Assisting (6M2263)

The Special Needs Awareness and Assisting (Inclusive Education Practice) - 6M2263

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

Course Code: 6M2263           Duration: One Year - Full Time

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is aimed at Childcare Staff who wish to gain an accredited qualification in childcare or those aiming to progress Special Needs Assisting. This full time course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career, social or community services. Employment opportunities for graduates of this course could include Preschools, Primary Schools, Post Primary and

Further Education as Special Needs Assistants or Personal Assistants.

WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

  • Inclusive Education Practice
  • Disability Awareness
  • Differentiated Learning and Instruction
  • Communication
  • Work Experience
  • Learning Difficulty Awareness
  • Special Needs Assisting
  • Health Promotion

 WORK EXPERIENCE

There is a work experience requirement for this programme. This will allow the learner to demonstrate a range of practical skills and competencies in a notified Early Childhood Care and Education setting or recognised equivalent.

CERTIFICATION

QQI - Level 6 Inclusive Education & Training.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

PROGRESSION ROUTES

Students who have successfully completed Level 6 will be eligible can progress to Level 7. Other options can include the BA in Early Years Childhood Studies U.C.C. Further details are available from Guidance Counsellor

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Successful students can expect to gain employment in a wide range of settings include Preschools, Primary Schools, Post Primary and Further Education as Special Needs Assistants or Personal Assistants.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Students who have completed Level 5 or who have relevant experience in this employment area will be considered for the course. Applicants will be interviewed. The learner must be Garda Vetted to participate fully on this programme.

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All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications