Supporting People with Down's Syndrome

Explore Down's Syndrome and how it can affect the way people think and behave.

Overview

Why take this course?

This short e-learning course is perfect for continuing professional development, and is ideal for those working within the health and social care sector, as well as teachers, parents and community support staff. The course examines how Down's Syndrome can affect individuals in terms of health (in both the short and long term) as well as their general safety and ability to communicate. The course also considers how to help people overcome some of these difficulties, whilst examining how integration into the community and employment possibilities can help those with Down's Syndrome to live more fulfilling lives.

What you will experience

The course is broken down into four easy steps - an introduction and three study units:

  • What this condition means to people, and the help/support they would like
  • The skills required to support someone with this condition
  • The impact of Down’s Syndrome and the difficulties that can arise
  • How support workers can make things easier for people with this condition
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Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course will require you to manage your workload independently, without tutor support.

Subject area

Entry requirements

Previous knowledge or experience would be of benefit but is not essential.

What you will need

Students must have access to a computer with a broadband internet connection.

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.

Next steps

Education

Employment

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Availability

Duration Fees Code
4 Hours over 1 Month £40.00
YBNDS
-O171A
Paper applications only

Paper applications

You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
FREEPOST RTJJ-TXBA-AEZS
Aberdeen City Campus
Gallowgate
Aberdeen
Scotland
UK AB25 1BN

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330
Email: enquiry@nescol.ac.uk

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.