DSA Roles & Rates

Below is a table detailing all of the services we currently offer, and the associated hourly rates. Should you require a service or any additional information, please call 01752 358641 or email support@firstclass-support.co.uk.

All rates accurately reflect services from the date of publication: February 2017

Please download our current rates here

Standard Rate Distance Learning Remote Delivery
(in-person) (in-person, in-home) (e.g. Facetime/Skype)
Band 1 Support Assistants Net VAT Total Net VAT Total Net VAT Total
Practical Support Assistant £15.00 £3.00 £18.00 £15.00 £3.00 £18.00 £15.00 £3.00 £18.00
Library Support Assistant £15.00 £3.00 £18.00 £15.00 £3.00 £18.00 £15.00 £3.00 £18.00
Reader £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00
Scribe £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00
Workshop / Laboratory Assistant £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00
Sighted Guide £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00
Proof Reader / text checker £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00
Band 2 Enhanced Support Assistants
Study Assistant £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00
Examination Support Worker £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00
Note Taker £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00
Band 3 Specialist Enabling Support
Communication Support Worker £38.00 £7.60 £45.60 £38.00 £7.60 £45.60 £38.00 £7.60 £45.60
Lip Speaker £38.00 £7.60 £45.60 £38.00 £7.60 £45.60 £38.00 £7.60 £45.60
Specialist Note taker (Deaf/Hard of Hearing) including Electronic Notetaker & Speech to Text Reporter £29.95 £5.99 £35.94 £48.00 £9.60 £57.60 £29.95 £5.99 £35.94
Specialist Note taker (VI students) including Braille £29.95 £5.99 £35.94 £48.00 £9.60 £57.60 £29.95 £5.99 £35.94
Specialist Transcription Service £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00 £20.00 £4.00 £24.00
Mobility Trainer £38.00 £7.60 £45.60 £38.00 £7.60 £45.60 £38.00 £7.60 £45.60
Band 4 Specialist Access and Learning Facilitators
Specialist Mentor – Mental Health £49.00 £9.80 £58.80 £50.50 £10.10 £60.60 £49.00 £9.80 £58.80
Specialist Mentor – AS £49.00 £9.80 £58.80 £50.50 £10.10 £60.60 £49.00 £9.80 £58.80
Specialist 1:1 Study Skills Support – SpLD £49.95 £9.99 £59.94 £50.50 £10.10 £60.60 £49.95 £9.99 £59.94
Specialist 1:1 Study Skills Support – AS £49.95 £9.99 £59.94 £50.50 £10.10 £60.60 £49.95 £9.99 £59.94
BSL Interpreter – includes Interpreter for the deaf or Deafblind People * £50.50 £10.10 £60.60 £60.00 £12.00 £72.00 £50.50 £10.10 £60.60
Assistive Technology Trainer £50.50 £10.10 £60.60 £60.00 £12.00 £72.00 £50.50 £10.10 £60.60
Specialist Support Professional for Deaf students £49.95 £9.99 £59.94 £60.00 £12.00 £72.00 £49.95 £9.99 £59.94
Specialist Support Professional for students with Vision Impairment £49.95 £9.99 £59.94 £60.00 £12.00 £72.00 £49.95 £9.99 £59.94
Specialist Support Professional for students with Multi-sensory impairment (MSI) £49.95 £9.99 £59.94 £60.00 £12.00 £72.00 £49.95 £9.99 £59.94

* NRCPD terms and conditions apply: Minimum 3 hours, cancellation charges, mileage and uplift for evening and weekend work. (Please include recommendations on DSA Study Needs Assessment/DSA2 Letter)