Course Description

Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports



Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports is course run by Open Training College, Dublin. It is a 'Blended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online' course with a duration of 12 weeks. Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports gives a Course Qualification of Special Purpose Award / Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports at Open Training College, please review the details below.

The Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports is an accredited programme that focuses on how to effectively support staff who work with individuals on the autistic spectrum to:

  • Lead the life they want to live,
  • Support and reaffirm the people that are key in the person’s life

The course also explores wellbeing and quality of life. The module looks at positive measures that can provide positive outcomes for a person who has behaviours that challenge. These measures include environmental modification, learning appropriate skills and improving a person’s lifestyle.

Successful completion leads to the award of a Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Support. This is a QQI Special Purpose Level 7 award.

Who is this course for

Supervisors, PICs and managers of human services for people labelled as challenging. It is also suitable for people aspiring to those roles.

Course Content

The course consists of two modules:

Module 1: Supporting a Person Within the Autism Spectrum

Module 2: Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports

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Training ProviderOpen Training College
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 14
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationSpecial Purpose Award / Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsCertificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports
Course Start Date3rd November 2020
Course End Date15th February 2021
Course Duration12 weeks
Course TimePlease note the following dates (to be confirmed). • Application deadline: Wednesday, October 19th, 2020 • Introductory eLearning preparation commences: Monday, October 26th, 2020 • Commences online: Monday, November 2nd, 2020 (online) • 1st Workshop/Seminar (Dublin): Monday, November 16th, 2020 • 2nd Workshop/Seminar (Dublin): Monday, March 2nd, 2021 • First Module Examination: Monday, January 5th, 2021 • First Assignment Due Date: Monday, January 15th, 2021 • Final Assignment Due Date: Monday, March 29th, 2021
Course Fee995
Entry RequirementsTo apply you must: - Be either 23 years of age when you apply, or - Have successfully completed a Leaving Certificate/QQI/FETAC Level 5 Certificate. All applicants must be employed or volunteering in a service for people with disabilities for at least 10 hours a week. International Applicants must provide appropriate documentary evidence of proficiency in English (i.e. IELTS 6.
Carear PathThe special purpose award is aimed at qualified practitioners who wish to ensure the people they support even those with complex needs have the best options based on the life they want to live. The course is certified as a Level 7 Special Purpose Award (20 credits) by QQI. Successful participants will receive a Certificate in Autism, Wellbeing and Positive Behaviour Supports. The qualification enhances any CV where you may want to go into residential services, day services, community inclusion or empowerment.
Phone01-2990580
Course Code7S20219
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Course Provider

Open Training College



Prospect Hall, Willowfield Park, Goatstown, Dublin , D14 P9E4, Goatstown, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: D14 P9E4

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