Course Description

Disability Awareness (QQI Level 6)

The Open College



Learners who complete this Disability Awareness programme will obtain the knowledge on different definitions of disability in relation to historical and cultural influences. Learners will acquire knowledge of various types of physical and learning disabilities. They will be familiar with the different assistive technology and teaching methods which will help with the negative aspects of each disability and will acquire an understanding of the various theoretical models of disability and will have an awareness of the different legal issues associated with disability.

 

Topics Covered will Include:

  • Types of Disabilities and Conditions
  • Behaviour Difficulties and their Management
  • Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Self-Regulation and Social Skills Training.

 


Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland
Course Code 6N1975
College Name The Open College
Course Category Health Care, Healthcare
Course Type Distance Learning
Course Qualification Level 6 Higher Certificate
Course Location Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 18
Course Fee 314.00
Course Duration 8 Weeks
Course Times This Disability Awareness 6N1975 – (QQI Level 6) course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend. Students can complete this course within 8 weeks 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.
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI component certificate in Disability Awareness (6N1975) at Level 6
Entry Requirements Level 5 Award or equivalent in a relevant subject area (Healthcare or Disability) and/or relevant practical experience (3 years minimum) – Please ask about our requirements surrounding Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for entry. Students will be required to undertake a practical supervised work placement (30 hours minimum over the duration of the programme – approx. 4 – 6 hours per week) within the relevant vocational area. English Language Requirement: Students entering programmes leading to awards at Level 6 are expected to be able to: fluently read, draft, prepare and understand complex information, including quantitative information, that is personally relevant and reflecting a broad knowledge base. For example, this might include text and other information relating to abstract theoretical ideas, concerns or procedures, such as local planning concerns in relation to broader spatial strategy, political issues in relation to particular agenda, budget plans/ specifications. Garda Vetting is required for all Childcare placements and students can apply for this through The Open College. Please ask for details. Certain assessments require completion of work, which must be observed and evaluated by a Supervisor, Teacher or Line manager. Learners undertaking this programme must have basic IT skills and access to the necessary equipment to enable them to undertake an online programme: computer, broadband, email, Microsoft, recording equipment may be necessary for some skills demonstration tasks, and where applicable any other specialised software/equipment. As this programme is delivered through distance learning or eLearning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
Career Path This course leads to a level 6 award on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may use this Level 6 credit towards completing a Major FETAC award. Learners can use this credit towards completing the Level 6 Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education – 6M2007.
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Unit 9, Leopardstown Business Centre,, Ballyogan Road, Leopardstown, Dublin, Ireland

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