QQI Applied Behavioural Analysis Course (Autism & Related Conditions)

Type of Course
NFQ Level
Start Date


Course Duration

11 Weeks

Course Fees
€650.00 (Part-Time)

How to Apply

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Is for individuals who are…

Interested in gaining the ABA Level 5 Qualification which will provide the knowledge, skill, and competence in supporting people with intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, and complex needs, and progress into further education in this field.

Looking for…

An Applied Behavioural Analysis course with the opportunity to apply the learnings in a broad range of settings including Mainstream Schools, Special Education facilities or Social Care facilities.

To Become...

A Special Needs Assistant
A Childcare Specialist
A Social Care Professional
An ABA Tutor
An Autism Support Worker
An Intensive Support Worker

Build Your Path To Success

01. Achieve QQI Valuable ABA Award

Dorset College is accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Minor Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.

02. Make Things Happen

Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence learning about autism and related conditions in a student-centered learning environment with excellent opportunities for further study in this field.

03. Our Team of Teachers

Our teacher is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst who has worked in both schools and as a private behaviour consultant. She has experience with a variety of individuals with Autism, complex needs and challenging behaviour.

04. Knowledge and Experience

Learn practical strategies that look to changing behaviour in some way, to enhance the person’s quality of life and enable them to get the most out of their learning and interactions with others.

Programme Details

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry criteria for this programme.  Please contact us to see whether you are eligible. 


Please call us or visit the college and speak to a course coordinator who would be happy to explain the details of the course.


Start Date: TBC


Lecturer Profiles

Programme Fees


Additional Information

An exam fee of €40.00 is to be paid separately, post-registration.


Application Process

A deposit of €150.00 is required to secure a place on this Course. The deposit or if you wish full payment of fees can be paid online. When we have received and reviewed your application the college will be in contact with you to discuss next steps.