Course Description

Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom



Special Needs Assisting 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. Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 5 Online via Zoom at Forus Training, please review the details below.

Are you interested in studying Special Needs Assisting? Forus Training’s Level 5 course is starting on November 8th 2022 for €295.
 
This 7 week course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of children with additional needs, the role of a special needs assistant (SNA) and relevant legislation in relation to disability. You will also explore the rights of children with additional needs, care routines, relationships with children, parents, carers, teachers and multi-disciplinary teams. In addition you will gain knowledge regarding working with children with an additional need and ensuring participation, autonomy, integration, inclusion, and equality.
 
You can also start the course TODAY with our Self Paced option. Click here for more information.

Throughout this course, you will…

 

  • Explore in the role and responsibilities of the Special Needs Assistant,
  • Examine the qualities and skills of an effective Special Needs Assistant,
  • Examine relevant legislation in relation to disability,
  • Explore the rights of children with disabilities in relation to personal autonomy, participation and decision making,
  • Relate effectively and appropriately to children who present with additional needs,
  • Use care routines in feeding, toileting and general hygiene,
  • Maintain appropriate relationships with children parents, primary carers, teachers and other members of the multidisciplinary team,
  • Work effectively with children who present with disabilities under the direction of the classroom teacher,
  • Assist children with disabilities in a range of activities, ensuring equality of opportunity through working in a safe and professional manner,
  • Reflect on personal practice working with children, their parents or guardians and colleagues ensuring that children’s individuality is promoted and that their needs are met.

 


Assessment

This course is assessed in the following ways:

  • Skills Demonstration 60%
  • Learner Record 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 Special Needs Assisting at Forus Training!

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Training ProviderForus Training
Course LocationMullingar, Westmeath
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsSpecial Needs Assisting
Course Start Date8th November 2022
Course End Date20th December 2022
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 Fee295
Entry RequirementsThis course is open to anyone interested in doing it provided you fulfill 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 Childcare. Students who successfully complete this Major Award can use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
Phone0449349400
Course Code5N1786
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