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QQI Special Needs Assisting course

Course Type: Distance Learning
Institute Name: College of Management and IT (CMIT)
Fee: on request
Duration: 12 weeks
Course Locations: *Nationwide*
Application Deadline: Course Runs Regularly

Course Details

This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study this Special Needs Assistant course flexibly at home, or at work, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification.

The aim of this Special Needs Assistant course is to enable learners to build the skills, knowledge and competences required to assist children with special needs. . The programme will ensure that learners: (1) understand the role of the SNA, the difference between Integration and Inclusion and legislation relating to SNA in Ireland, (2) can understand and apply theories and curriculum models which relate to SNA; interventions, assistance and supports; behaviour management and learning opportunities in order to promote independence and responsibility, (3) understand Individual Educational Plans, their role, and the importance of the Multi-disciplinary team in devising Individual Education Plans, and (4) can identify and apply skills required to implement Special Needs curriculum; and strategies for dealing with Stressors within the work place.

 

Topics covered in this Special Needs Assistant course

Unit 1: Introduction to Special Needs Assistant

What is Special Needs Assistant

The Difference between Integration and Inclusion in Special Needs Assisting

Current legislation relating to Special Needs Assistant education and provision in Ireland

Educational options available in Ireland for people with special educational needs

 

Unit 2: SNA Curriculum and Interventions

Theories and Curriculum Models

Interventions, assistance and supports

Behaviour Management in Special Needs Assisting

Learning opportunities in order to promote independence and responsibility

 

Unit 3: Individual Educational Plans

Individual Educational Plans in Special Needs Assisting

Examples of Individual Educational Plans in Special Needs Assisting

The importance of the Multi-disciplinary team in devising Individual Education Plans

 

Unit 4: Personal Skill Development

Skills required to implement Special Needs curriculum

Strategies for dealing with Stressors within the work place

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