Cathal Brugha FET CampusClassroom Assistant/Special Needs Assistant

Classroom Assistant/Special Needs Assistant

Dublin City
€ 50
1 year
Further Education and PLC, Level 5 QQI
Day time

Course description

WHAT WILL I STUDY?          Community Health Services 5M4468 

Care Provision & Practice; Understanding Special Needs; Human Growth & Development; Intellectual Disability Studies; Creative Arts for Early Childhood; Communications; Work Experience; Word Processing;
Special Needs Assisting


This is a one year specialist course training students to work as Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) in Primary and Secondary School Classrooms. Primary and Secondary Schools as well as specialist schools employ Special Needs Assistants to work in a variety of educational settings.

Students may also use this course to progress to participating Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) through the QQI Higher Education Links Scheme. Some past students have gone on to Education, Social Science, Social Care & Psychology degrees.


Over 18 • Leaving Cert or LCA •  Other equivalent qualification •Mature students •Garda Vetting • All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications • Apply directly at

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