PDA in Managing Self and the Work of Others SCQF Level 7

Course Introduction

The Professional Development Award (PDA) in Managing Self and the Work of Others at SCQF Level 7 focuses on two of the main areas of managerial competence: managing yourself and managing others. The PDA enables candidates to develop and achieve the general competences which underpin all aspects of management. This qualification meets the requirements of SSSC registrations for supervisors working in Housing Support and Care at Home services.

Why Choose Borders College?

We offer great support and have excellent candidate success levels. We consistently receive positive feedback about our quality from candidates, employers and SQA


The course consists of two units

  • Managing your own resources and professional development
  • Allocate and monitor progress and quality of work in your area of responsibility


 Where do they take place?

Primarily in the workplace, to fit in with the requirements of the employer and candidate.

When are the start dates?

All year round! We work with people individually, so start dates are negotiable


Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders

Entry Requirements

Working in front-line management role in the care sector

Progression Opportunities

Additional Course Information

What do the SVQs cost?

ITA funding may be available to help pay towards the cost of the course. Drop us an email or give us a ring for up-to-date information

Further Information:

Call - Borders College - 01896 662571 or Edinburgh Campus on 0131 667 5345

Email - bdu@borderscollege.ac.uk

Web - borderscollege.ac.uk