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Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 6 Classroom Course in Mullingar



Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 6 Classroom Course in Mullingar is a course run by Forus Training, Westmeath. It is a Classroom Based course with a duration of 8 weeks. Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 6 Classroom Course in Mullingar gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Higher Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Special Needs Assisting QQI Level 6 Classroom Course in Mullingar at Forus Training, please review the details below.

Start your career as a Special Needs Assistant with Forus Training’s Level 6 Special Needs Assisting course which is starting on December 5th 2022 for €480. This course takes place in our Mullingar training centre.
 
This 8 week course will provide you with the skills to develop, implement and evaluate a Special Needs Assisting approach in the management of an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting.
 
This course is also available in an online only format and is starting on November 1st 2022. Please contact us for more information.

Throughout this course, you will…

 

  • Evaluate the provision of education for people with special educational needs with reference to current legislation,
  • Examine relevant theories, skills and processes relevant to curriculum implementation,
  • Explore the differences between integration and inclusion,
  • Organise learning opportunities in order to promote independence and responsibility,
  • Analyse skills that can be used to aid the teacher in the administration of the national curriculum,
  • Provide assistance in the provision of education and care for individuals that present with special educational needs,
  • Reflect on own attitudes, values, beliefs and assumptions in relation to working with and on behalf of people who present with disabilities.

 


Assessment

The course is assessed in the following ways:

  • Project 50%
  • Skills Demonstration 50%

 


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 TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsSpecial Needs Assisting
Course Start Date5th December 2022
Course End Date6th February 2023
Course Duration8 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 Fee480
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 6 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 Special Needs Assisting. Students who successfully complete this Major Award can also use the Certificate as the basis for entry into selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.
Phone0449349400
Course Code6N1957
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