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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
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    SCQF Level:   06


This is a 2 year course which 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:  27/08/19
Days of Week:   Tuesday
Time: 6.00 - 9.00pm
Duration:   2 years
Cost:  £400 per year

You can download an enrolment form here

You can read more about the enrolment process here

  • 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

ITA update

As stipulated by Skills Development Scotland (SDS), applications for Individual Training Account (ITA) funding for 2019/20 study are now on hold as of 26 April 2019. If additional funds are made available, this may be reopened. For up to date information on ITA and the rules and regulations surrounding them please visit

To discuss payment options for your course please call 01506 427558 or email

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