PDA in Strategic Leadership

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.PDA in Strategic Leadership @ SCQF level 11 is for senior managers,chief executives, directors and those in strategic posts across the private,public or voluntary sectors.

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The PDA consists of two units, one mandatory and one optional.Candidates can opt for 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 and support. Assessors and candidates may also use Borders College sites (in Borders and Edinburgh) for meetings or to use computer facilities.


Various locations in Scottish Borders or Edinburgh

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Entry requirements

Candidates must be working in a relevant senior role.


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