Castle Buildings, 3rd Floor, Tara Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly R35 E9K8 | Tel: (057) 9349424 | Email:

Course Description

This new Programme will provide the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the practices and principles underpinning the role of a Special Needs Assistant to enable the learner to work effectively under direction in a special needs capacity. It will also enable the learner to gain the knowledge and understanding of the context of special needs, associated issues and approaches used. The QQI level 6 SNA module will further equip the learner with the skills and competence to assist in the education and care of those who present with special educational needs.

Modules: QQI Level 5 & Level 6

  • QQI Level 5 Special Needs Assisting (5N1786)
  • QQI Level 5 Children with Additional Needs (5N2396)
  • QQI Level 6 Special Needs Assisting (6N1957)
  • QQI Level 6 Child Development (6N1942)


The fee for this course is €80 (€20 per certification fee, per module).


Every Friday, from 9.30am to 4pm. 

September 2023 to May 2024. 


Maura Burke on 057 9349424 or email