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After School Support Skills (QQI LEVEL 5)/ CC002 (12 Weeks)

Course Overview

QQI Level 5 Minor award in After school support skills 5N4465
Course Code:
CC002 | WED 19.00-21.30

This course is designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills needed to support children and young people, including those with additional needs, in participating in after school support activities.

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Programme Description

• Analyse the purpose and functions of after-school services
• Examine current legislation relevant to after-school support services to include Child Protection and Health and Safety Legislation
• Analyse the main developmental stages of children and young people
• Illustrate appropriate procedures to be followed in an after-school support service to include; Child Protection, Health and Safety Monitoring, Record keeping and Feedback Procedures
• Plan, carry out and evaluate a range of suitable afterschool support activities
• Analyse a range of community interventions available which meet the needs and interests of participants
• Carry out a safety check prior to implementing an activity using an
appropriate observational method
• Analyse how social issues affect participants in afterschool support services
• Evaluate how participation in a variety of activities supports the development of children and young people
• Take responsibility for own role and practice when engaging with children and young people in afterschool support services
• Reflect on personal strengths and weaknesses when working with children and young people

This provision is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014 – 2020.