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Certificate in Special Educational Needs (SEN) for Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) Level 7, NFQ. This Certificate course is accredited by NUIG and is recognised by the Department of Education and Skills.
Interest in the area.
Prospective applicants may be working in schools as Special Needs Assistants or wish to gain employment in this area.
The course is also of benefit to those who are interested in working in/already working in the early childhood sector, other educational settings or working as a personal assistant/carer.
Programme Content & Structure
A part-time 80 hour modular course completed over 14 Saturdays, 9.30am – 3.30pm during the academic year.
Modules are (15 ECTS):
Application Forms will be available for download from the St. Angela’s College website from 1st February 2017. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1st March 2017.
The commencement of the Course is based on a minimum of 20 applicants per Education Centre. The applicant may be offered a place in an Education Centre that was not a first preference.
Education Centres in the Border, Midland and Western (BMW) region
Carrick-on-Shannon Education Centre 071 9620383
Donegal Education Centre 074 9723487
Mayo Education Centre 094 9020700
Monaghan Education Centre 047 74000
Sligo Education Centre 071 9138700
Academic Year 2017-2018
This programme is offered at pre-undergraduate level in collaboration with Education Centres in the Border, Midland and Western (BMW) region for those currently working as Special Needs Assistants in primary, post-primary and specialist settings and those who are interested in a position as a Special Needs Assistant but not currently working in the area. The programme is accredited by NUI, Galway and is a recognised Department of Education and Skills (DES) qualification.
A modular course completed over one year.
Assessment is continuous, with each of the 3 modules being assessed independently on the basis of an assignment or equivalent.
Students may be working in schools as Special Needs Assistants or wish to gain employment in this area. The course is also of benefit to those who are interested in working in/already working in the early childhood sector, other educational settings or working as a personal assistant/carer.
Downloads & Other Information
|Centre for Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity Prospectus|
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