Interested in gaining the Special Needs Assisting Qualification with the opportunity to work in Mainstream National Schools or Secondary Schools under the direction of the Teacher. Opportunities to work in a Special Education facilities, Social Care, or Childcare Facilities as a Special Needs Assistant.
A Qualification that provides the knowledge, skills, and aptitudes for the role and responsibilities of a Special Needs Assistant when working with children in a special needs setting. SNA’s provide classroom support to pupils with a wide range of severe learning, physical or behavioral difficulties.
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.
Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence learning about special needs education in a student-centered learning environment with excellent opportunities for further study in this field.
Learn from highly qualified and experienced teachers who will support and prepare you for the real-life knowledge, skills, and competence required to work effectively in this field.
Enrich your learning experience in a diverse learning community. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with teachers who support, mentor and guide you through the skills, knowledge, and understanding of special need education.
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: 01/10/2019
End Date: 14/11/2019
Evening: Tuesday and Thursday + 1 Saturday
Duration: 50 Hours
Time: 18.30 to 21.30
** A Special rate of €895.00 applies to those who book both courses Level 5 and Level 6
On completion of this Special Needs Assisting Level 6 Course, the learner will have achieved one of eight modules which lead to a Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education Level 6.
Progression to other Level 5/6 Awards include: