Course Code: 5N1786

Course Delivery:

This course is delivered fully online, own pace and can be started anytime.


Qualifications:

QQI Level 5 Special Needs Assisting Component Certificate

Module is part of the QQI Level 5 Minor Award in ECCE (CHILDCARE) 5M2009

Course Unit

CODE MODULE LEVEL
5N1786 Special Needs Assisting 5

Course Fee Information:

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the practices and principles underpinning the role of a Special Needs Assistant to enable the learner to work effectively under direction in a special needs assisting capacity.

Online Module Payment is €235

235.00

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Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

  1. Explore in the role and responsibilities of the Special Needs Assistant
  2. Examine the qualities and skills of an effective Special Needs Assistant
  3. Examine relevant legislation in relation to disability
  4. Explore the rights of children with disabilities in relation to personal autonomy, participation and decision making
  5. Relate effectively and appropriately to children who present with additional needs
  6. Use care routines in feeding, toileting and general hygiene
  7. Maintain appropriate relationships with children parents, primary carers, teachers and other members of the multidisciplinary team
  8. Work effectively with children who present with disabilities under the direction of the classroom teacher
  9. Assist children with disabilities in a range of activities, ensuring equality of opportunity through working in a safe and professional manner
  10. Reflect on personal practice working with children, their parents or guardians and colleagues ensuring that children's individuality is promoted and that their needs are met.

Assessment / Examinations:

Skills Demonstration 60%

Learner Record 40%

Location & date:

Location Start Delivery Access
Online Anytime Own Pace 12 Months to Complete