The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the practices and principles underpinning the role of a Special Needs Assistant to enable the learner to work effectively under direction in a special needs capacity.
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 10 Weeks
Starting: Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Cost: €220.00 (€15 off online)
- Explore the role and responsibilities, qualities and skills of the Special Needs Assistant (SNA).
- Examine the relevant legislation in relation to disability.
- Explore the rights of children with disabilities in relation to personal autonomy, participation and decision making.
- Relate effectively and appropriately to children who present with additional needs.
- To enable the learner to select and apply care routines in feeding, toileting and general hygiene.
- Maintain appropriate relationships with children, parents, primary carers, teachers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
- To assist the learner in working effectively with children who present with disabilities under the direction of the classroom teacher.
- Assist children with disabilities in a range of activities, ensuring equality of opportunity through working in a safe and professional manner.
Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Autumn 2017 will take place at on Monday 11th September 2017 from 7 to 8pm at the Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.
- QQI Certification Fee (€20 per module) is not included in tuition cost.
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