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Special Needs Assisting (SNA), QQI Level 5 & 6 Component Award

Special Needs Assisting (SNA), QQI Level 5 & 6 Component Award is a course run by An Cosán, Dublin. It is a 'Classroom Based' course with a duration of 7 / 8 weeks. Special Needs Assisting (SNA), QQI Level 5 & 6 Component Award gives a Course Qualification of Level 5 Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Special Needs Assisting (SNA), QQI Level 5 & 6 Component Award at An Cosán, please review the details below.

This module will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed for working in a special needs assisting role. You will learn about the roles and responsibility of the Special Needs Asssisant, including the qualities and skills needed for the role, as well as exploring important areas such as how to work effectively with children, parents, carers, teachers, and others involved in supporting the child.

On completion of completing this component award, learners will receive a Component Certificate which is part of a Major Award.


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Training ProviderAn Cosán
Course LocationTallaght, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 24
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsComponent Award
Course Duration7 / 8 weeks
Course TimeContact the office for more detailed information.
Course Fee€250 per module
Entry RequirementsApplicants must be 18 years+. Entry to further education is subject to individuals experience and confidence. However, we do ask that prospective learners submit a short piece of writing along with the registration form.
Phone(01) 462 8488
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Kiltalown Village Centre, , Jobstown, Tallaght,, Tallaght, Dublin, Ireland. Eircode: D24 R3PN

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