QQI Level 5 (5M1761)
Intellectual Disability Practice
The purpose of this QQI Level 5 program is to enable the learner to acquire the knowledge, skills and competence to work independently and under supervision applying the best practice to enabling Individuals with an Intellectual disability to reach their full potential and live the lives of their choice and to progress to further or higher education or training.
|Intellectual Disability Studies||5N1652|
|The purpose of this award is to provide the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the causes, range, and effects of intellectual disabilities; to develop an awareness of the importance of a social model of support and the role of various professionals in responding to the needs of the person with the intellectual disability.|
|Empowering the Individual||5N1749|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to empower persons with intellectual disabilities in their daily lives and to facilitate them in making decisions about their own personal goals and support needs.|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to support and build the capacity of individuals with an intellectual disability, to develop socially valued roles and relationships within their local communities.|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to explore the ways in which people learn and to facilitate people with an intellectual disability to learn and develop new knowledge and skills.|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to participate in the workplace for a limited time, carrying out work related tasks independently while under general direction.|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill, and competence to work as an effective member of a team, operating independently while under general direction and within a wide range of Diverse, team-oriented environments.|
|Understanding Special Needs||5N1709|
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to work effectively under direction in a special needs setting.
This award will also give learners an understanding of the context of special needs, the associated issues, and approaches.
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence to enable the learner to understand and predict behaviour with a range of social, cultural and organisational contexts utilising the theories, principles and concepts underpinning behaviour studies.|
|The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to use a word processing application to produce documents in a variety of contexts to a mailable or publishable standard whilst working autonomously and under general direction.|
QQI Level 5 certificate in Intellectual Disability Practice 5M1761
Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or QQI Level 4. For mature candidates (21+), experience will be considered in lieu of academic qualifications.
Note: This course requires participants to be Garda vetted. Continued participation on the course and work placement is dependent on the successful completion of this process
Student Services €150, Government Levy €200 (Medical card holders exempt), Patient Handling €40, Uniform €25, QQI Exam fees €50 (Medical card holders exempt), Total: €465 (€215 with Medical Card)
Holders of the full QQI Award at Level 5 can progress to a range of Level 6, 7/8 options as follows:
Cork Institute of Technology:Social Care (CR031), University College Cork:College of Arts, Celtic Studies, Cork College of Commerce:Advanced Certificate in Health Service Supervisory Management (6M4978)
There has been a rapid growth in the employment opportunities for holders of a QQI Level 5 full award inIntellectual Disability Practice. The College has developed links with care organisations who will come to speak to course participants about employment opportunities in the area.
|For information and application contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
0214391782 or 021 4397740