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Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs (Level 3 Award)

Early Years

Course Overview

This course is targeted for those currently employed in the Early Years Sector, carrying out a placement within a setting or those who are interested in returning to study within the area of Early Years. Units undertaken are; 1 Understand Special Needs. 2 Understand Factors which affect learning. 3 Understand how to support individuals with SEN including Legislation 4 Understand the roles and responsibilities of professionals working in the SEN area. 5 Understand the principles and practice of advocacy.
  • Start Date
    1 Feb 2023
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    15 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: OCN NI Level 3 Award in Working with Children and Young People with Special Needs Ref D103
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/02/2023
    (Wed:7:00PM-9:00PM /)
    Full £48.00
    Concession £30.00
    Examination £32.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

None required.

Additional Information

As it is a stand alone accreditation it has a value of 4 credits. It will enable students to understand how to work with children and young people with SEN. It allows students to consider undertaking a full qualification in Level 3 Childrens Care, Learning and Development or similar course offered by NWRC. Exam fee payable at the time of enrolment.


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