Lámh Family Trainer Programme

Course Overview: 

Professionals who have completed QQI Level 5 ULTCA (or formerly Module Two) training can become accredited to deliver the Lámh Family course, Part Two Family Course and Little Lámh.

Qualifications Required: 
  1. Must be in a position to deliver Lámh Courses following training.
  2. Have completed Modules One and QQI Level 5 'Using Lámh in a Total Communication Approach' (ULTCA) (or formerly Module Two/Five Day Lámh);
  3. Have completed QQI Level 5 ULTCA (or Module Two/Five Day Lámh) more than 6 months prior to the Tutor Course (an exception of this duration applies to Speech & Language Therapists only at this time, please contact the Lámh Development Office to discuss);
  4. Be working in the sector for 1 year or more;
  5. Be using Lámh regularly in your work and have experience of Lámh use in a variety of settings;
  6. Have a QQI (formerly FETAC) Level 6 qualification or higher in the following areas: Speech and language therapy, nursing, social care/sciences; psychology, special education, occupational therapy, early childhood studies or cognate area;
  7. Demonstrate experience of delivering information and training to others;
  8. Identify the setting where you will be running Lámh training:
  9. Have achieved a Merit or higher in both modules if you have completed QQI Level 5 'Using Lámh in a Total Communication Approach' (ULTCA).
Course Duration: 
2 days, 2 weeks apart
Course Content: 

The Lámh Family Trainer Module trains participants to deliver:

  • Little Lámh
  • Lámh Family Course
  • Lámh Family Course Part Two
Course Materials: 
  • Family Trainer Handbook
  • Family Course Handbook
  • Family Course Signbook
  • Lámh-a-Song DVD
  • Family Part Two combined book
  • Little Lámh Book
Course Given By: 
This training for trainers is delivered by experienced Lámh Tutors and members of the Lámh Board of Directors.
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