Is for individuals who are…
Interested in gaining the Special Needs Assisting Qualification with the opportunity to work in Mainstream Schools, Special Education facilities, Social Care, or Childcare Facilities as a Special Needs Assistant.
A Qualification that provides the knowledge, skills and aptitudes for the role and responsibilities of a Special Needs Assistant when working with children in a special needs setting.
Achieve the Special Needs Assistant Level 5 Award
Dorset College is accredited by QQI Quality and Qualifications Ireland so you can feel confident that this Minor Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.
Make Things Happen
Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence learning about special needs education in a student-centered learning environment with excellent opportunities for further study in this field.
Our Team of Teachers
Learn from highly qualified and experienced teachers who will support and prepare you for the real-life knowledge, skills, and competence required to work effectively in this field.
An exam fee of €40.00 is to be paid separately, post registration. If you complete the Special Needs Assisting Level 5 and wish to progress to Special Needs Assisting Level 6, you can avail of the combined special rate of €895.00.
A minimum of 20 hours work experience in a special needs context to be completed during the module.
QQI: Special Needs Assisting Component Certificate Level 5 (5N1786)
Awarded by: (QQI) Quality and Qualifications Ireland