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  • Start date:   September 2020
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6


Please note, this course is now closed. You can still apply for this course, but your application will be placed on a waiting list.

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.

Start date: 22 September 2020
Day of week: Tuesday
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
  • 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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Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, register your interest or feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.