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  • Start date:   August 2022
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
  • Course Type:   Part-time (Evenings)


Please be aware this course is now full. Alternatively, you can explore other courses on our website or email if you wish to speak to a member of staff.

This course is suitable for those who wish to work as a pupil support worker in a nursery/primary/secondary or additional support needs setting.

Be aware you are applying for the Thursday slot and cannot change this after applying.

Start date: August 2022
Day of week: Thursday
Time: 6pm–9pm
Duration: 1 year (this is year 1 of a 2 year course)
Cost: £500 per year (ITA funding may be available)

  • What the course includes

    This course includes supporting the development of children and young people from birth to 18 years and supporting children and young people who require additional support for learning. Students will also learn about the rights and entitlements of children and young people.

    This course also includes a work placement.

Why choose this course

This qualification will allow registration with SSSC as a Support Worker.

Entry requirements

  • You should already be employed in a school setting or have a keen interest in childcare and development

If English is not your first language, ESOL Level 5 is an entry requirement for this course.

  • Where it leads


    • Progression onto PDA Education Support Assistance Year 2

Interview arrangements

An interview is required for this course.


Fees, finance and funding

Click here to find out more about funding for this course

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