Course Description

QQI Level 6 Special Needs Assisting – Online Course

Pobalscoil Neasáin

  • Classes run for 12 weeks
  • Each class is a 2-hour live webinar/lecture
  • Time will be available for questions with the tutor outside of class time
  • Assessment is by Continuous Assessment. Applicants will also be required to obtain 30 hours work placement. Alternative assessments may be in place to facilitate students who are unable to find placement due to COVID19 restrictions.
  • Thursday evenings 19:00 – 21:00
  • Classes begin on the 3rd of February 2022
  • €355

College Name Pobalscoil Neasáin
Course Category Education, Special Needs Assistant Training
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 6 Higher Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 13
Course Start Date 3rd February 2022
Course Fee €355
Course Duration 12 Weeks
Course Times 19:00 - 21:00
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 6 Special Needs Assisting
Entry Requirements Although not strictly necessary, it is highly recommended that applicants for this QQI Level 6 course would first have completed a QQI Level 5 course in Special Needs Assisting. No prior skills, knowledge or competence in the award subject matter will be required of the learner for successful entry to the programme; but learners will be expected to have a minimum of Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent and/or experience. Proficiency in English language is required, together with a strong interest in (subject). Learners whose first language is not English will be required to provide proof of proficiency in the English language through satisfactory performance on an internationally recognised test (e.g. IELTS 5.5) or other similar English Language qualifications. Progressive College are committed to providing equal access to education and equal opportunities for mature students (23 years +). Mature applicants do not need to match school-leavers in terms of academic achievement, provided there is evidence of the ability to pursue and benefit from the course, but candidates must be 23 years of age or over on the 1st January of the year of entry to their programme of study. Mature students must also have proficiency in the English language.
Career Path This qualification is recognised in all Primary and Post-Primary schools.
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