Equality and Disability 5N1273

This course Equality and Disability covers the knowledge and skills that you require to foster physical and social development in all people, to support emotional and psychological development and to enhance and support the person where there may be an area of need such as physical disability, cognitive, language or communication issues. This blended learning course requires 2 days classroom attendance and the remainder of the course is studied online.

Dates: 20th and 21st January 2018

Where: Irish Times Training, 24 -28 Tara Street, Dublin 2

When: 10 AM to 4.30 PM

Cost: €230

After completion of this module you will have:

  • Developed a social understanding of Equality and disability
  • Demonstrate a rights-based equality focused approach to participation in society
  • Understand the participation needs of people with different kinds of impairments
  • Be able to challenge personal and/or organisational behaviour so as to realise equality for people with disabilities to participate fully as a member or as a customer of that organisation.

Assessment information

Evidence of competence
Required skills and knowledge Assessment task 1: Project 60% Assessment task 2: Learner Record 40%

Employability skills

The required outcomes described in this unit of competency contain many of the applicable facets of employability within a social care setting.

Recognition of prior learning(RPL)

If you believe you already have the knowledge and skills in this learning guide, regardless of where you have acquired them, please contact your facilitator/lecturer to discuss RPL assessment

Time required

This depends on your prior knowledge and experience, as well as your rate of learning. This module requires 150 hours of learning. 15.5 hours of learning will be directed through workshops; 50 hours will be directed through online and learner support content. 30 hours will be work based this will be a combination of directed and self-directed learning. The remaining hours will be completed through self-directed studies and preparing for assessments.

Frontline Training Services deliver QQI Courses in Association with Irish Times Training. Frontline Training Services are the Authors of the Core Text incorporating this module: Caring for People in Community and Health Services published by Gill and McMillan