June 3, 2016

Prices for DSA Communication Providers

The price for Disability Student Allowance: Communication Providers

We source Communicator Providers on variable rate but ensure that they would be less than maximum price of the providers.


The maximum price for providers per hour which are:-

BSL Interpreters = £54

Professional Notetakers = £48

Modifying English = £48


Please contact Femaura for more information about DSA Communication Providers: office@femaura.com

Femaura – NMH Rates

Period covered – 01/04/2016 through to 31/04/2017


The table below shows NMH rates. The greyed out cells indicate that the NMH provider does not offer these services.


Note: NMH Support Rates shown per hour in the table below.

  Standard Rate (in-person) Distance Learning only (in-person, in-home Remote Delivery (e.g. Facetime/Skpe or similar) Only
Band 1 Support Assistants Net VAT Total Net VAT Total Net VAT Total
Practical Support Assistant                  
Library Support Assistant                  
Workshop / Laboratory Assistant                  
Sighted Guide                  
Proof Reader / text checker                  
Band 2 Enhanced Support Assistants                  
Study Assistant                  
Examination Support Worker                  
Note Taker £48 n/a £48 £48 n/a £48 £48 n/a £48
Band 3 Specialist Enabling Support                  
Communication Support Worker                  
Lip Speaker                  
Specialist Note taker (Deaf/Hard of Hearing students) including Electronic Note Taker and Speech to Text Reporter                  
Specialist Note taker (VI students) including Braille £48 n/a £48 £48 n/a £48 £48 n/a £48
Specialist Transcription Service                  
Mobility Trainer                  
Band 4 Specialist Access and Learning Facilitators                  
Specialist Mentor – Mental Health                  
Specialist Mentor – AS                  
Specialist 1:1 Study Skills Support – SpLD                  
Specialist 1:1 Study Skills Support – AS                  
BSL Interpreter – includes Interpreter for the deaf or Deafblind People £54 n/a £54 £54 n/a £54 £54 n/a £54
Assistive Technology Trainer                  
Specialist Support Professional for Deaf students                  
Specialist Support Professional for students with Vision Impairment                  
Specialist Support Professional for students with Multi-sensory impairment (MSI)                




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