Additional Support Needs: Managing and Supporting the Services

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


This HND Additional Support Needs - Managing and Supporting the Services COURSE is designed to provide you with a specialist qualification if you want to work with children or adults who have additional support needs, with an emphasis on the management of support services. The course is designed for those working within the area of additional support needs (ASN) and wish to undertake further professional development or for those who are considering entering the field, who have achieved a related HNC award. This is an intensive course of study with 18 SQA credits delivered over 3 days. You will also undertake a 1 day per week extended practical work placement in a related ASN setting as part of the course.

Content Includes:
Effective Leadership and Management?; Managing Quality; ASN: Working in an Additional Support Needs setting; A Graded Unit; Collaborating with Other Agencies; Purposes and Processes of Assessment; Programme Planning; Business Communication; Promoting Inclusion and Equality in the Workplace; Working in Partnership with People with a Learning Disability; Researching Post 16 Opportunities; Research Skills.

Entry Requirements

Relevant HNC. Interview.

Progression Routes

Application to the BA Learning Disability/ Difficulties at Abertay University. Application for social work, teaching and other related degrees, or enhanced employment in supporting children or adults in additional support needs contexts.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Additional Support for Learning

SCQF Level