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Social Care & Early Years

Supporting Children and Adults with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities - Level 4

Start Date: 18th September 2023
Code: YHPN1896A1


Duration: 1 Year Part-time
Start date: 18th September 2023
End date: 17th June 2024
Day: Mon
Time: 17:15-21:30
Information Event: Yes

Course fees for each year.

  Year 1 Total Fee
Fee £432 £432
Reduced Fee £257 £257

Course Content

This course is designed to provide you with essential background knowledge on special educational needs and disability issues. You will review the key aspects of working with children including: safeguarding issues; the important role of other organisations; and the skills needed to support and work with families with children with special educational needs and disability.   

You will be taught on campus one evening per week and by online learning as part of the College's unique blended learning approach. 

Assessment Methods

You will be internally assessed 

You must:

  • have a Level 3 subject specialist qualification; and
  • either be in paid employment or undertaking a voluntary placement for a minimum of two days per week. 

Where mature students wish to have prior education and/or experience taken into account, in lieu of meeting the full course entry requirements, they should contact the relevant Course Director or Admissions by 12th August, as an application deadline will apply. It is at the College's discretion to consider APEL enquiries after the dates stated.

In circumstances where there are more applications for the course than there are places available, the College reserves the right to select candidates from those achieving the highest grades.

This is a continuous professional development course for anyone working with adults or children with learning difficulties. 

400 Shore Road
BT37 9RS
028 9085 5000



This course is also available in other NRC campuses.