This QQI Level 5 Children with Additional Needs module is designed to enable the learner develop skills, gain knowledge and attitudes necessary to work with children who have additional needs. The learner will gain an understanding of the support needed to ensure children are fully included and integrated in a variety of care and educational environments.
It aims to provide the learner with an understanding of the context of special needs, associated issues and approaches used as well as offering an overview of the legislation and policy development relating to children with additional needs in Ireland today.
Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration.
Topics covered include:
Who should complete this course?
Programme Entry Requirements:
This course leads to a level 5 award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may use this Level 5 credit towards completing a QQI Major award:
Early Childhood Care & Education
This course is assessed through two Projects which students must complete to demonstrate their understanding of various topics. Learners must complete the following:
Learners will be required to choose a learning disability they are interested in. They must research this special need in light of issues involved for the child themselves and the family, the educational options available, the treatments available and the responsibility of the government.
This QQI Children with Additional Needs (5N2396) course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend.
Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.