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Applied Behavioural Analysis QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom

Applied Behavioural Analysis QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom is a course run by Forus Training, Westmeath. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 7 weeks. Applied Behavioural Analysis QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Applied Behavioural Analysis QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom at Forus Training, please review the details below.

Are you interested in studying Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)? Forus Training’s Level 5 Applied Behavioural Analysis course is starting on November 7th 2023 for €450.
This 7 week course is suitable for those looking to understand and use the science of behaviour to help individuals they work with to make meaningful gains in key skill areas to achieve a higher quality of life. This includes but is not limited to parents, teachers, Special Need Assisting / Assistant (SNA)s, childcare practitioners, therapists and caregivers of learners with Autism, Down Syndrome, Developmental Delay, Learning Disability, Intellectual Disability, or those who find themselves in a difficult life situation.

Throughout this course, you will…


  • Define the term reinforcement as used in applied behaviour analysis,
  • List the four categories of reinforcers,
  • Outline the reasons for analysing the link between behaviour and environment,
  • Identify ways in which ABA can help improve the supports for people with intellectual disabilities,
  • Define the terms antecedent, behaviour and consequence as used in the ABC recordings for the analysis of behaviour,
  • Define what is meant by a prompting as used in applied behaviour analysis,
  • List the four types of prompts and the two ways of prompt delivery,
  • Outline the difference between continuous and intermittent reinforcement,
  • Define what is meant by fading as used in applied behaviour analysis,
  • Demonstrate how to use the ABC framework to record and analyse behaviour,
  • Design a teaching strategy in response to an identified support need,
  • Demonstrate the use of different types of prompting and fading strategies,
  • Build and use a token board, a first-then board or develop a behaviour contract for an individual with intellectual disability,
  • Develop a preference assessment for an individual with intellectual disability,
  • Explain what is meant by token board, first-then board and behaviour contract and how these would be used,
  • Explain what is meant by set up and pay offs and how these would be used,
  • Discuss the link between applied behaviour analysis and quality of life,
  • Explain why continuous reinforcement is vital in the early stages of skill acquisition,
  • Evaluate a training strategy that uses applied behaviour analysis,
  • Discuss ways in which the generalisation of learning can be promoted.



The course is assessed in the following ways:

  • Assignment 30%
  • Skills Demonstration 30%
  • Examination – Theory 40%


Why Forus Training?

At Forus Training, we have many different supports available for your learning:

  • Learners have access to a Learning Management System (LMS). You will be given an account and a full induction on how the course works and how to access all available resources. The LMS includes all session slideshows and related quizzes, and extra course material (where applicable),
  • We also offer a Learner Pack (optional extra with Self Paced) which includes a letter introducing the trainer, the assessment brief, a learner record document, printed LMS slideshows for reference, and accompanying manual / notes to support further learning,
  • Live tutorial sessions are held via Zoom. Our trainers are skilled and experienced in making live sessions engaging and interactive. All tutorials are recorded so that you can go back and re-watch which is especially useful when working on assessments,
  • Other course providers tend to not offer continued support to their learners. Our trainers open numerous doors to our learners. These include opportunities for discussion and feedback, and opportunities to bring up areas that need further assistance or support. They also offer additional education and learning activities, assessment support, opportunities to submit drafts, and meetings before or after class to answer queries that cannot be covered in the session (by appointment).


Click here for more information on studying Applied Behavioural Analysis with Forus Training!

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Training ProviderForus Training
Course LocationMullingar, Westmeath
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsApplied Behavioural Analysis
Course Start Date7th November 2023
Course End Date2nd January 2024
Course Duration7 weeks
Course TimeThe course is accessible online, with a mixture of virtual sessions and self directed learning. Tutor support is provided throughout the course.
Course Fee450
Entry RequirementsThis course is open to anyone interested in doing it provided you fulfil some or one of the following criteria: Have completed the Leaving Certificate, and/or You may also be eligible if you have relevant life and work experience, in this case you may need to speak to the tutor and discuss your previous work experience or furnish the tutor with a CV and work references.
Carear PathThis course leads to a level 5 award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may use their credits towards completing a higher level of study in the area of Health and Social Care. Students who successfully complete this course as part of a Major Award can also use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities. Those who successfully complete the Applied Behavioural Analysis Level 5 Component may consider other related courses in Social Care or Early Childhood Care and Education.
Course Code5N1729
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