Course Information

OCN Level 3 Award in Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs

Open College Network Northern Ireland
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Dungannon
Week Starting: 02 February 2021
Day: Tuesday
Time: 18:30–21:30
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 10
Hours per Week: 3
Total Hours: 30
Fee: 79
Reduced Fee: £62.00
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Gillian.Greenaway@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Enniskillen
Week Starting: 03 February 2021
Day: Wednesday
Time: 18:30–21:30
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 10
Hours per Week: 3
Total Hours: 30
Fee: 79
Reduced Fee: £62.00
Places Available: 18
Course Coordinator: Elaine.Nelson@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 03 February 2021
Day: Wednesday
Time: 18:30–21:30
Duration: 1 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 10
Hours per Week: 3
Total Hours: 30
Fee: 79
Reduced Fee: £62.00
Places Available: 18
Course Coordinator: Breidge.McGuigan@swc.ac.uk

Description

The OCN NI Level 3 Award in Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs is designed to provide the practitioner with the skills and knowledge required to enable them to work effectively with children and young people with special needs.

Course Content

There will be 5 learning outcomes covered, as follows: 1 Understand special needs. 2 Understand factors which affect learning. 3 Understand how to support individuals with special needs. 4 Understand the roles and responsibilities of professionals working in the special needs area. 5 Understand the principles and practice of advocacy.

Assessment Method

Students will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the learning outcomes

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course, though learners are expected to have an interest in working with children and young people with special educational requirements.