Portmarnock Community School Adult Education Department.
This QQI Level 5 Special Needs Assisting Course is designed to meet the training needs of those pursuing a career in or working / volunteering as a Special Needs Assistant. The course aims to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of the role of the Special Needs Assistant and promote good practice among those working in the school system. This course will be run over two terms, Autumn 2021 and Spring 2022.
Assessment is by continuous assessment. Candidates will have to complete at least 30 hours work experience working with individuals with Special Needs under the age of 18 in an educational setting, or similar, during the course. This work experience may be of a paid or voluntary nature.
Entry Requirements: Candidates who do not already work in this area must be prepared to undertake the experience outlined above. All learners must be fluent English speakers.
Completion of this course may lead to a major award in Early Childhood Care and Education.
Cost: €360 (please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange to pay in instalments if required)
Starts Monday 27th September 2021 7 – 9:30pm
10 Weeks (1st term) and 6 weeks in Spring 2022
About the Tutor: Joanne Finnegan