PDA in Leadership

Course Overview:

The Professional Development Award in Leadership at SCQF Level 8 offers you the opportunity to develop your competence, knowledge and skills in practical leadership through implementing operational plans.  It means that by doing the award you will be able to demonstrate that, in your work as a manager, you are able to operate in accordance with these national standards. Success in the award will mean that you will have proof that your work is up to the national standards. In this way you can contribute to both your own future and to that of the organisation you work for.

The PDA in Leadership is intended for people who are currently employed in management posts, predominantly at first-line, team-leading or middle-management level.

The PDA in Leadership at SCQF Level 8 is made up of two mandatory Units at 20 SCQF credits:

  • B1 Develop and Implement Operational Plans for Your Area of Responsibility
  • B6 Provide Leadership in Your Area of Responsibility

The PDA in Leadership at SCQF level 8 will enable you to progress within the Management HN and SVQ/NVQ framework. This PDA will enhance your career prospects and provide recognition of leadership and managing change skills.

This award is taught with a mixture of independent and guided learning. This means you must be able to attend a half day workshop in our training centre once a fortnight for a minimum of 5-6 sessions. In between these sessions you will have some research/study/assignment work. Assessment is ongoing and will take the form of written reflective accounts and observation in the workplace. This award should take no more than 3-4 months but this depends on the amount of time a candidate is willing/able to spend on the work. It is a practical award and you will be required to provide evidence to show that you can contribute to the managing of a task and working in a team.

Course Cost: For costs call 01387 249111

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