Course Description

Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN)

Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN) is a course run by 1 Training, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course . Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN) gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN) at 1 Training, please review the details below.

Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN)


Special Education Needs (SEN) refers to the children with learning disabilities or issues who find it hard to learn compared to the other children of the same age. Specially designed institutes and learning environments are made available for students with special education needs in order to help them through their learning disabilities and to achieve success. A career in the SEN field can be ideal for people who love to work with and help kids with learning disabilities. Many children will require special education needs at one stage or another during their academic years. Therefore, a career in the SEN field can be rewarding and progressive.

It is important to identify the children with learning disabilities early on in order to help them with their special education needs. The approaches and methods of teaching for SEN children will differ from that of normal children. Therefore, one should master the relevant knowledge and skills before embarking on a career in SEN. This diploma is here to help you with the necessary knowledge and skills needed for a career in SEN. This diploma will teach you in depth about SEN and the importance of it to the society. You will learn about the different way in which schools provide provision for children with SEN. You will also get a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a SENCO. This diploma will further enlighten you with regards to the behavioral issues and common SEN conditions found within schools.

With a diploma in SEN you can get ahold of a prominent job in the SEN field. With the relevant knowledge and experience, you can progress on to become a special education teacher, SEN counselor or a behavioral analyst. Or you can start up a SEN school with this diploma as well. You can consider this diploma as a foundation to study further and achieve a degree in SEN.

Why consider 1training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning outcomes

  • Learn in-depth about special education needs (SEN) and the importance of it to the society.
  • Understand the different ways used by schools to provide provision for special education needs.
  • Gain an understanding of the role of SENCO, the importance of SENCO and how to deal with other agencies.
  • Gain an insight into the common SEN conditions found in mainstream schools and how to provide provisions for the students based on the conditions.
  • Learn about the different behavioral issues of children with special education needs.
  • Gain an insight into inclusive education and the importance of practicing it to support SEN.

Access duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The content will be accessible to you 24/7. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this course aimed at?

This diploma will benefit anyone who is interested in learning about special education needs (SEN). However, this diploma will mainly benefit job seekers looking to make a career in the SEN Field and to employees in the SEN Field.

 Method of assessment

  • At the end of the diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN) program learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
  • Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a free e-certificate, and only need to pay £19 for your printed certificate.


Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN) professional qualification.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 10
1:In and Out about SEN
2: Provision of Special Educational Needs (SEN) within Schools
3: Role of SENCo and Dealing with Other Agencies
4: Common SEN conditions found within Mainstream Schools Part I
5: Common SEN conditions found within Mainstream Schools Part II
6: Behavioral Issues Part I
7: Behavioral Issues Part II
8: Insights into Inclusive Education

Awarding body

The certificate will be awarded by CPD and iAP. This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in the IT enterprise.

The Diploma in Special Education Needs (SEN) course at 1 Training is listed in's national courses finder.
Training Provider1 Training
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationDiploma
Course Fee20
Entry Requirements• You must be 16 years of age or more • You should have a basic understanding of numeracy, English language and ICT
Carear Path• Special education teacher (preschool, kindergarten and elementary school) – 23,258 per annum • Special education teacher (secondary school) – 28,718 per annum • Special education assistant – 13,743 per annum
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