Introduction to LSA (Online)

Course overview

Our employability skills courses are usually available completely FREE of charge, subject to meeting the criteria. Please enquire for details.

This is an opportunity to gain a certified and fully-funded qualification, delivered online. The course allows you to gain a deeper understand the role of a Learning Support Assistant and develop the skills needed to become an effective LSA.

Theory sessions will be taught online and set tasks will be linked to a LSA role in the workplace.

If you’d like to know more or find out if you are eligible, please contact us by completing our enquiry form.

You can also email us at: employmentsupport@activatelearning.ac.uk


The aims of the qualification are to help you to gain an understanding of:

  • Diversity in Society
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Group and Teamwork and communication skills
  • Resilience and Grit
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing

Delivery: This course is delivered acro

Delivery: This course is delivered across three weeks. There will be 9 days delivered online by the college, plus observation days with local employers.

Available dates:

  • 18-28 Sept (Mon, Tues, Thurs x 2)
  • 5-20 Dec (Tue-Thu, Mon-Wed, Mon-Wed)
  • 15-30 April (Mon-Fri, Mon-Wed, Mon-Wed)

Assessment:  On successful completion of this course, you’ll be awarded: Laser Level 1 in Learning for Employment and Progression, Level 1 Resilience and Grit, and Level 1 Mental Health and Wellbeing.

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  • 5 December 2023 - 20 December 2023
  • 9 Days
    • Free
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  • 15 April 2024 - 30 April 2024
  • 9 Days
    • Free
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Alternatively enrol by phone quoting OXPLSA or ask a question

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