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New Courses in SCFE Commencing September 2024

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New Courses in SCFE Commencing September 2024

  1. Advanced Training in Special Needs Assisting and Inclusion
  2. Yoga Teaching including Wellbeing and Holistic Studies
  3. Pilates Teacher Training including Wellbeing and Holistic Studies

1. SCFE Offers Advanced Training in Special Needs Assisting and Inclusion

Sallynoggin College of Further Education (SCFE) is proud to announce the introduction of its Advanced Training in Special Needs Assisting and Inclusion QQI Level 6 course, commencing in September 2024. This programme builds upon the success of their established Special Needs Assisting and Intellectual Disability Studies QQI Level 5 qualification.

This comprehensive one-year course equips participants with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to excel as Special Needs Assistants (SNAs) within diverse educational and care settings. Graduates will be prepared to support individuals with disabilities in primary and secondary schools, as well as community and healthcare service environments.

Course Benefits:

  • The curriculum fosters expertise in key areas such as inclusive education practices, disability awareness, differentiated learning and instruction, special needs assisting techniques, effective communication strategies, and boundary management.
  • To enhance learning, the program integrates valuable real-world experiences through educational field trips, specialized workshops, guest speaker presentations, and a mandatory work experience placement.
  • Participants will gain essential certifications in Lámh Sign Language, Occupational First Aid, and Manual Handling.

Career Opportunities:

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be qualified to work as SNAs in various settings, providing crucial support to children and adults with disabilities.

For more information on our Level 5 and 6 Special Needs Assisting Course, please see our website on www.scfe.ie or contact [email protected].

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2. SCFE Yoga Teacher Training Now Offers Enhanced Qualification in Complementary Therapies

SCFE's renowned Yoga Teacher Training program is excited to announce a significant enhancement for our course commencing in September 2024. Building on the program's established success, SCFE has integrated a new qualification in Complementary Therapies, giving graduates a more comprehensive skillset for a flourishing career in the wellness field.

The new Yoga Teaching including Wellbeing and Holistic Studies course offers a comprehensive learning experience. Students will earn the prestigious ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Yoga Teaching, along with the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Complementary Therapy Treatments . This dual qualification equips graduates with the knowledge and practical skills to excel as both yoga teachers and complementary therapists.

Deeper Learning, Broader Opportunities:

The program delves into the core aspects of yoga teacher training, including programming and delivering yoga sessions, while simultaneously exploring complementary therapies like reflexology, body massage, and aromatherapy. This enriched curriculum strengthens students' understanding of anatomy and physiology, fostering a holistic approach to well-being.

Career Versatility:

Graduates of the program will be well-positioned to pursue diverse career paths. Options include establishing a yoga teaching business, setting up a private practice offering complementary therapies, or working within spa and leisure centres and alternative therapy clinics.

Supportive Learning Environment:

SCFE fosters a nurturing learning environment that extends beyond the classroom. Students can refine their teaching skills by delivering yoga classes in various settings, gain practical experience through work placements, and learn from industry experts through guest speaker sessions and holistic workshops.

A Student's Perspective:

Joanne Reid, a graduate of the SCFE Yoga program, shares her experience:

"The SCFE Yoga course was a transformative experience that exceeded my expectations."

For more information on our new Yoga Teacher Training course and our part-time BTEI course, see our website www.scfe.ie.

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3. SCFE Enhances Pilates Teacher Training Program with Sports Rehabilitation and Massage Therapy Integration

Sallynoggin College of Further Education (SCFE) is proud to announce a significant expansion of its renowned Pilates Teacher Training program commencing in September 2024. Recognizing the growing synergy between these disciplines, SCFE has integrated sports rehabilitation and massage therapy into the curriculum, providing graduates with providing graduates with a comprehensive and in-demand skillset.

A Multifaceted Qualification:

The program offers a unique combination of internationally recognized qualifications. Upon successful completion, graduates will earn the  ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Pilates Teaching alongside the ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage  This enhanced qualification equips graduates with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to excel as both Pilates instructors and sports massage therapists.

Enriched Learning Experience:

The program curriculum delves into the core tenets of Pilates teacher training, encompassing the programming and delivery of effective Pilates sessions. Students will  explore the scientific underpinnings of sports massage, gaining expertise in specific treatment techniques, sports-related anatomy and physiology, and crucially, injury prevention strategies. An additional QQI Component Award Level 5 in Physiotherapy Assisting will equip them with a well-rounded foundation in movement science and therapeutic interventions.

Diverse Career Prospects:

This comprehensive program opens doors to a multitude of promising career paths. Graduates can opt to establish their own Pilates studios, secure employment within established settings such as sports clubs, leisure centres, and healthcare facilities, or embark on private practice as sports or holistic massage therapists.

Supportive Learning Environment:

SCFE fosters a nurturing learning environment that extends beyond the classroom. Students gain invaluable practical experience through supervised teaching practice, dedicated Pilates mat classes, and work placements in diverse settings. A dedicated massage studio and a spacious, fully equipped Pilates studio further enhance the learning experience.

A Graduate's Testimonial:

Aoife Byrne, a graduate of the program and current instructor at Flow Fitness in Bray,  states:

"The opportunity to commence teaching under supervision from the outset was exceptional preparation for the realities of the profession. The learning environment was both supportive and stimulating. The instructors were fantastic, and I am thrilled to have completed the program.”

For more information on our Pilates Teacher Training including Wellbeing and Holistic Studies, please visit our website at www.scfe.ie or contact [email protected]

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