SNA Special Needs Assistant Level 5, Dublin


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QQI Level 5 Community Health Services – Code 5M4468

1 year Full-time

This course enables students to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work as a special needs assistant in a range of education settings, such as primary and post-primary.

Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert/Leaving Cert Applied or its equivalent.
For mature students, work experience will be considered in lieu of formal education.

Course Content

  • Human Growth & Development
  • Understanding Special Needs
  • Special Needs Assisting
  • Person Centred Focus to Disability
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Word Processing
  • Communications
  • Work Experience

Work Experience
A period of work experience is incorporated in this programme.

Career Opportunities
Graduates from this course will be qualified to support the learning environment of children attending different education settings.

QQI Level 5 Community Health Services – 5M4468

Graduates who achieve the required standard may progress to further studies in Institutes of Technology and Universities. Examples of progression courses include:

  • Early Childcare & Education Level 6 (available in the College) – a minimum of 5 credits at QQI Level 5 is required.
  • DIT, DT571 Social Care
  • DIT, DT572 Early Childhood Education
  • IT Blanchardstown, BN118 Early Childhood Education
  • Course Type : QQI Level 5
  • Duration : 1 year
Location / Contact details

Dundrum, Co. DublinDublin

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