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Education Support Assistance (PDA) (Level 6)

Glasgow Kelvin College

Venues

Springburn Campus, East End Campus, Easterhouse Campus

Content

The PDA award consists of SQA units in the following:
Development of children and young people from birth to 18; Supporting the behaviour of children and young people; Providing support to children and young people in school; Supporting children and young people with Additional Support Needs; Professional Practice; Working with children and young people with autism; Supporting Language, Literacy and Numeracy in an Educational Setting.

In addition, full time learners will study core skills in IT, Communication and Numeracy.

Entry Requirements

National 5 English or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Applicants with experience in a childcare setting will be considered. Interview and written task.

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

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Childcare and Early Education

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other