- Course Code:
- QQI - Level 5
The purpose of this course is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence in the theory and practice underpinning the education and care of those who present with special educational needs to enable the learner to assist in the provision of this education and care.
Children With Additional Needs
Special Needs Assisting
Learner Age – Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)
Aptitude – Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Previous Experience – Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.