Special Needs Assistant QQI Level 6

Candidates who successfully complete this module will:

  • Be familiar with both local and international legislative changes specific to the educational system for the special needs child
  • Acquire an understanding of computer technologies available for the special needs child and recognize their specific benefits
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the curriculum and it’s implications for the child with special needs
  • Recognize the importance of observational skills when working with children within the educational system
  • Develop an in – depth understanding into the importance of both personal and professional development when working in the area of special needs

The Specific Learning Outcomes:

  • Educational Provision for the Special Needs Child
  • Specific Curriculum Issues and the Special Needs Child
  • Observational Skills
  • Personal and Professional Development

Preferred Entry Level: Candidates wishing to complete this module should have successfully completed the locally devised FETAC Level 5 module entitled “Special Needs Assistant Training”

Duration: 3 hour class, 1 evening per week x 10 weeks

Location: METAC Training

Cost: Please contact our office for further details

Certification: QQI 6N1957 Minor Award in Special Needs Assisting Level 6

Transfer and Progression:

You can progress to a relevant level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Please contact our office on 057 8756540 or email registration@metac.ie for further information.

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