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Education Support Assistance (PDA) (Level 6)

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Langside Campus

Content

This course is designed for those who are already working, or would like to work, as classroom assistants or in an educational setting supporting young people with additional support needs.

Content:
Child Development, Supporting Behaviour, Providing Learning Support for Children with Additional Needs, First Aid, Work experience in a Primary or Secondary School or in an ASN setting.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Progression Routes

HNC Early Education and Childcare. HNC Additional Support Needs. NC Early Education and Childcare may suit learners who would prefer further study at the same level.

Employment options may include Education Support Assistant posts at primary schools, secondary schools or in ASN schools and learner support roles at colleges or universities.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Early Learning and Childcare

SCQF Level

6

Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other