Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 6

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The Special Needs Assistant Certificate is a part time evening course suited to anyone who has an interest in Special Needs Education, who has completed the QQI Level 5 Special Needs Assisting module. 

Learners will be required to carry our research on the current provision for  an additional need of their choice ands will explore areas such as the difficulties which may be encountered, various educational options available, issues related in integration and inclusion, interventions and behaviour management, relevant skills and strategies to access the curriculum and strategies for coping with stressors in the workplace.

Students will be required to undertake obtain Garda Clearance and 30 hours work experience in a school setting.


This course is assessed through a number of assignments which students must complete to demonstrate their understanding of various topics. 

Skills Demonstration 50%

Project 50%

€ 250*

* Inclusive of all taxes

Duration : 10 Weeks
Tutor : Eleanor Glennon
Start Date : 3/3/2022
Time : 6.30PM - 9.30PM
No. of Classes : 10
Room : 17