special needs teaching

Inclusive Education & Training with Disability Studies and Special Needs Assisting (NEW for 2019/2020)

QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Inclusive Education and Training 6M2263

Accredited Training in Lámh Sign Language Programme
Child Protection
Occupational First Aid
Certificate in Manual Handling

Duration: One Year Full-Time – September to May
Coordinator: siobhanmurphy@scfe.ie

This course in Inclusive Education and Training with Disability Studies and Special Needs Assisting, will enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies to implement best practice, in a range of caring and educational environments.

The overall aim is to provide a broad understanding and awareness of the term ‘disability’ and provide training in this area. Learners will use their teaching and learning skills to enable individuals with disabilities to overcome barriers in the workplace and educational settings.

It will lead to employment opportunities in;

  • Preschools
  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • Public and Private Health sectors for adults and children with disabilities

Course Features

  • Educational field trips
  • Specialist Workshops
  • Guest Speakers
  • Accredited Training in Lámh Sign Language Programme
  • Child Protection Certificate
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Certificate in Manual handling
  • Work Experience forms an integral part of the course offering the opportunity for learners to gain practical experience in their chosen fields of interest.
  • Access to fully equipped IT suites and Library
  • Wifi and Moodle

Employment Opportunities

Employment in Community and Healthcare services working in Public and Private Health sectors for adults and children with disabilities or working as a Special Needs Assistant in;

  • Preschools
  • Primary Schools
  • Secondary Schools

Educational Progression

Graduates may progress on for further study in Institutes of Higher Education and Universities such as:

  • DIT
  • IT Blanchardstown
  • IT Tallaght
  • IT Carlow
  • UCD

Entry Requirements

QQI Level 5 Award or equivalent or relevant industry experience
Interview
Mature applicants welcome
Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements