This course is delivered fully online and can be started anytime.
As per QQI requirements, if you wish to use previously achieved modules to complete your Major Award, then they must have been achieved within the last five years. You must provide the College with copies of these certificates in order to go forward for certification once you have completed your programme of training with us.
This course consists of three component certificates:
- QQI Level 5 Component Certificate in Special Needs Assisting
- QQI Level 5 Component Certificate in Children with Additional Needs
- QQI Level 6 Component Certificate in Special Needs Assisting
Progressive College QQI Level 5 & Level 6 Minor Award Special Needs Assisting Course is a qualification that will allow you to work as a special needs assistant.
This combined SNA Online course consists of three modules: Special Needs Assisting (Level 5 5N1786), Children with Additional Needs (Level 5 5N2396), and Special Needs Assisting (Level 6 6N1957).
This course provides the learner with an in-depth understanding of children with additional needs, the role of a special needs assistant, and Irish Legislation.
Completing this SNA course will ensure you gain valuable insight from all three modules which makes you stand out when seeking employment. Upon completing this course, you will hold a QQI Level 5 & Level 6 Minor Award in Special Needs Assisting enabling you to work as a special needs assistant.
Course Fee Information:
WE ARE OPEN FOR ENROLLMENTS ON THIS COURSE
Special Offer Available Now - Limited Time Offer
Pay In Full €850 €650
Pay In Installments – €950 €750
(€150 deposit & 3 monthly instalments paid consecutively of €198.33)
Contact us to take all modules or sit individual single modules.
During this course, you will learn about development and learning in children with special needs and about the role of an SNA. You will learn about child development and behaviour theories. Learners will also explore different activities that promote physical, social, emotional and intellectual development in children with a variety of disabilities. This course will explore the role of the Multi-Disciplinary Teams to ensue integration, inclusion, and equal opportunities. This SNA Online Course also includes an overview of the primary and secondary school curriculum.
Modules of this course includes:
- Record Keeping
- Disability Awareness
- Equal Opportunities
- Integration and Inclusion
- Irish Legislation – EPSEN Act
- Individual Education Plans (IEP’s)
- Educational Provisions
- Drama, Music
- General Learning Difficulties
All our tutors are highly qualified in their field and have considerable experience in the field of special needs education. Our tutors are extremely supportive to all learners who are new in their journey in the area of special needs assisting.
Entry Requirements & Assessments
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.
Applicants should also indicate how they plan to obtain their work experience during the course if they are not already working in the area.
You will be required to complete 60 hours of work experience. This will give you hands-on practical experience and enhance your overall learning experience. You will be required to secure your own work placement and to be garda vetted.
Location & date:
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