Operational Leadership and Management - PDA @ SCQF Level 8

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.PDA's are Professional Development Awards which are work based qualifications.The PDA award in Operational Leadership and Management @ SCQF Level 8 is for those who provide direction, motivation and leadership to others in complex projects and who manage other team leaders.

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The PDA consists of two units. one mandatory and one optional.Candidates can opt for either an e-portfolio or a traditional paper version. Full training is given in each method, how to approach the award and how to gather evidence.


At your workplace - an assessor will visit regularly and provide personalised guidance an support. Assessors and candidates may also use our Borders College sites (in Borders and Edinburgh) for meetings and to use computer facilities.


Various locations in Scottish Borders and Edinburgh

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Entry requirements

Candidates must be working in a suitable role.


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