PDA (SCQF Level 9)


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Why take this course?

This course is aimed at lead practitioners/managers who have met the standard for childhood practice as part of the registration process with the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) or those aspiring to be lead practitioners/managers within the sector – although these are likely to be people who already have some experience at senior level.

This qualification is delivered over two years. The Year 1 course runs on Thursdays and the Year 2 course on Tuesdays.

What you will experience

The course will enable you to develop a professional knowledge and understanding, review your approach to your professional skills and abilities, and evaluate your professional values and professional commitment. You will cover key topics such as the health, wellbeing and fitness of children and young people, working with families, the development of children and equality, diversion and inclusion.