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SQA News 23 March 2023

Professional Development Award in Education Support Assistance - New award

PDA Education Support Assistance (theory only) (GR8W 46) will finish on Monday 31 July 2023 and PDA Education Support Assistance (G9G4 46) will finish on Thursday 1 August 2024. All centres approved for these awards have been granted approval for the new award.

The PDA is designed to develop and enhance the knowledge, skills, values and competencies for those wishing to work with, or already working with, children and young people in an education setting. The award comprises 48 SCQF credit points, 42 credits are in the mandatory section and 6 credits in the optional section. Assessment Support Packs have been developed/are currently under development.

Further detail can be found on our website.