Intellectual Disability Studies (5N1652)

Intellectual Disability Studies (5N1652) QQI Level 5

This course is suitable for people who want to work in the care environment, e.g. a residential care centre  or day care facility. It is also suitable for those already working in this environment but wish to obtain certification.

Course Content:

  • Learners who successfully complete this module will: 
    • Understand the concept of intellectual disability and its contexts.
    • Be familiar with national and local models of services for people
    • with intellectual disability and their families.
    • Demonstrate good work practices in the provision of holistic care for people with intellectual disability and their families
    • Be able to meet the full range of needs of people with intellectual disability in a variety of settings and across the full lifespan.


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Assessment: Assignment 60%, Exam 40%

AccreditationQQI: Intellectual Disability Studies (5N1652) Level 5

Spring term, 12 Wednesdays & 2 Saturdays: Go to Listings for Date, Times and Fee

Gorey Community School


Gorey School of Art


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