Children with Additional Needs QQI L5
The overall aim of the programme is to provide the learner with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and competence to work under supervision in a range of community health service settings or to progress to further and/or higher education and training.
QQI Community Health Services – 5M4468
Start Date: 02-09-2024 Hours/week: 03 Hrs 30 Mins Duration: 16 weeks
NFQ Level 4 or equivalent when accessing a Level 5 programme.
CERFL proficiency at B2 for access to Level 5 courses for those whose first language is not English
Mature learner entry requirements available via the local ETB pathway
Additional requirements may apply to non-EU/EEA Applicants and may be subject to full international fees (Please refer to Information for International Learners) *Each provider may have additional requirements, not outlined above.
Minimum statutory school leaving age (16+)
Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
|Children With Additional Needs – 5N2396
|Children with Additional Needs (5N2396)
1. Explore the history of special needs in Ireland.
2. Examine the Legislation and Policy development relating to children with additional needs.
3. Outline a range of special needs, conditions and impairments relating to children.
4. Discuss a range of roles, responsibilities and support services available to children with
5. Use a range of approaches in interactions with children with Special Needs
6. Apply good practice with children with additional needs.
7. Plan developmentally appropriate activities mindful of the safety, welfare and well-being of
8. Learn to take responsibility for own learning within a multidisciplinary team, evaluating
processes which lead to co-operation and effective communication within the team.
9. Evaluate own practice to inform understanding in relation to children with special needs,
leading to an awareness of social, ethical and legal issues in relation to education and care.