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Educational Support Assistance (PDA)

Fife College

Venues

Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus

Content

This course is designed for those who wish to work, or are presently working, as an education support assistant (sometimes known as a classroom assistant, pupil support assistant (PSA) or support for learning assistant – this covers all of these roles).

Entry Requirements

5 subjects at National 5 including English at (A or B) ; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or HND

Start Date

September

Qualification

NQ

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Childcare

SCQF Level

6

Website

www.fife.ac.uk

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other