Entry to this qualification is at the discretion of NESCol.
For entry to PDA Advanced Manufacturing, learners would benefit from having attained the skills, knowledge and understanding required by one or more of the following or equivalent qualifications and/or experience.
- NC or HNC in a related discipline.
- At least one Higher level pass, with appropriate supporting passes at National 5 or equivalent in appropriate subjects, desirably this would include Maths, English, and or a Science subject.
- SVQ in an Engineering discipline and/or suitable relevant work experience.