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Education Support Assistance (PDA) (Year 1)

West Lothian College

Content

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.

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.

Entry Requirements

You should already be employed in a school setting or have a keen interest in childcare and development. You will be required to attend an interview.

Progression Routes

Progression to Education Support Assistance (PDA) (Year 2)

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Childhood Practice

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other